Le Liban n’a pas d’âge is a collective work on the occasion of the centenary of their nation. But more than the celebration of a centenary, this book brings together memory as much as current events, political as well as private moments, hope and disenchantment. Four parts make up this book: to the effervescent text by Sabyl Ghoussoub “Lebanon has no age” – which will give its title to the book – succeeds a moving sequence of photographic archives that Georges Boustany, collector, has chosen to evoke “The crossing of the century”. Then come the contributions, in images and texts, of a whole generation of photographers of which Tarek Nahas, also a collector, recalls the extreme wealth. “Lebanon has no age” testifies to the creative effervescence of the Lebanese, who did not lay down their goals despite fear, despair and precariousness. An essential book in these dark times that hit this devastated century-old country. Why this book? “To simply express what must be said, to let see what must be seen. Without concealment and with astonishing energy, these artists, authors...
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