Thursday, December 4, 2014

Paris, new video art by Tarek Chemaly

Beirut, Paris of the Midde East. You can swim and ski in the same day, etc… Melhem Barakat sings “we come now to Beirut” an awkward Arabo-English song from the Rehbani repertoire (from “el rabih el sabeh”) over archival footage of a city that never was.

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