Chérine Yazbeck

Beirut Port Silos – A Case Study 1

2022

30 x 610 cm

Collage

Photography-pigment print on epson enhanced matte paper

Edition 1 / 5

 

 

A Case Study in Visual Exploratio.

The Beirut Port Silos, comprised of two colossal structures, have loomed large over the city’s waterfront for decades. These cylindrical giants have been a constant presence, their imposing silhouettes etching themselves into the collective memory of Beirut’s inhabitants. As containers of grain and symbols of trade, they have stood as sentinels of the city’s economic aspirations and, more recently, as silent witnesses.

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About the Artist

A versatile artist from Beirut, delves into urban exploration photography, inspired by her city’s history of loss and resilience. Born in 1970, she fuses photojournalism with multimedia artistry, exploring themes of city life, destruction, and memory. Beirut is not just her backdrop; it’s a living entity shaping her identity. Chérine Yazbeck’s art transcends traditional photography, encompassing instal- lations and documentaries, offering immersive experiences challenging perceptions. Her work unveils hidden stories, giving voice to the voiceless, documenting Beirut’s triumphs amid adversity. Amidst a world saturated with images, the artist’s authenticity shines, revealing the city’s resilience through her lens. Her art is a testament to the enduring power of creativity, finding beauty amidst chaos.

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