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Date: 2013
Location: Corniche and Jisr El Wati, Beirut, Lebanon
Medium: Performance, Sound
Material: N/A
Section: Contemporary
Duration: Temporary
Tags: Social practice
Authorizations: Municipality of Beirut
Commissioner: Ashkal Alwan