Living for what is left out, and not what is missing, is the essential occupation of Beiruties. An absence of what is referred to as basic needs for citizens, has been marginalized over time to normality. Yet emptiness gives space for unconventional behaviors and ways of fulfillment. This non-functional city, or functional in its very chaotic way, has led to a paralyzed perspective that manifests on many levels, be it social, political or psychological. The photographic series delves into the normalized picture of Beirut in the subconscious of a typical frustrated citizen. An emptiness automatically filled for it to exist in a mind’s space, offering an inhabitable gravity to the city’s core and functionality.

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