Haven’t 15 years of hiding in the toilets been enough?

Nada Sehnaoui

In April 2008, artist Nada Sehnaoui installed 600 toilet seats in downtown Beirut in memory of the 15-year long Lebanese war, a time when people used to hide from bombs, shrapnel, and snipers in the bathrooms.

Date: 2008
Location: Downtown
Medium: Installation
Material: Toilet seats
Section: Contemporary
Duration: Temporary
Tags: Public sculpture Monuments & memorials
Authorizations: N/A
Commissioner: Artist-led initiative