by Elsie Haddad

Edition of 300 copies
Offset printing on Mohawk Strathmore 148g paper + 300gr cover
Softcover / hand-bound
16.5×22.5cm | 32 pages 



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” Back in the days, neighborhoods in Beirut were full of small shops supplying the diverse needs of its residents ; they formed an integral part of the city and its dynamics.


That was before the civil war, fifteen years, followed by a huge wave of construction imposing major changes on the city; the rise of big malls and franchise brands saw these shops struggle to keep up with needs of the modern consumer, eventually they ended up on the margin of the new city.” …

Elsie Haddad

all photographs by Elsie Haddad                                                                               2010-2011                                                                                                                                                                           printed in April 2013                                                                       http://elsiehaddad.blogspot.com