Mapping Sitting: On Portraiture and Photography

Venturing into uncharted territory, Mapping Sitting explores 20th-century Arab portrait photography. Conceived by two contemporary artists, Walid Raad and Akram Zaatari, the mixed-media exhibition comprises foursections investigating how the portrait functioned in the Arab world not only to picture individuals and groups, but also as commodity, luxury item, and adornment.

Author Co-edited by Karl Bassil, Zeina Maasri, and Akram Zaatari in collaboration with Walid Raad
Publisher Mind the Gap and the Arab Image Foundation
Published Date Saturday, Jan 01, 2005
ISBN 9953-0-0058-1
Pages 284
Dimensions Hardcover, 6 x 8 inches
Number of Illustrations black-and-white and color illustrations
Price $35.00
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