The Wishing Fountain

Raafat Majzoub

‘The Wishing Fountain – مال عام’ is a public art installation in Hamra Street allowing people of the city to share money with each other while raising awareness about the escalating crisis of street beggars and the increasing privatization and societal self-centeredness in urban Lebanon today.

Date: 2014
Location: Hamra
Medium: Sculpture, Installation
Material: N/A
Section: Contemporary
Duration: Temporary
Tags: Social practice Participatory art Public sculpture
Authorizations: N/A
Commissioner: Artist-led initiative