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Tamáss 1 by Catherine David, Jalal Toufic
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Aug 18, 09

bookshelves: lebanon, books-i-own, nonfiction
Read in September, 2003

This is actually the catalogue of an art project, with essays on the moral, urban and architectural condition of post-civil war Lebanon. There are truths here masquerading as opinion or artistic expression that you won't see in official historical accounts, but which hold many truths nevertheless.

Selected works:
- Hostage: The Bashar Tapes by The Atlas Group, a project created by Walid Raad.
http://www.vdb.org/smackn.acgi$tapede...

- Laying Claim to Beirut: Urban Narrative and Spatial Identity in the Age of Solidere by Saree Makdisi.
http://criticalinquiry.uchicago.edu/i...

(Fundació Antoni Tàpies has published a new volume in the series, Contemporary Arab Representations: The Iraqi Equation).
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