Hamra Street Project

In 2000, Ashkal Alwan invited a group of artists to create writings, video, photography and installations on Hamra Street and explore its image as one of Beirut’s busiest and renowned thoroughfares. Works were screened and exhibited at the Hamra, Strand and Colisée cinemas as well as on Sadat Street.

Participating artists: Bilal Khbeiz, Jalal Toufic, Nadine Rachid Laure Touma, Tony Chakar, Walid Sadek, Akram Zaatari, Ghassan Salhab, Lamia Joreige, Mahmoud Hojeij, Rita Awn, Salah Saouli, Nesrine Khodr, Rabih Mroue and Feyrouz Serhal.