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Lebanon Mountains High Atlas 2017-2019

Lebanon Mountains High Atlas 2017-2019 is a cooperation project between Dar al-Mussawir, Beirut, and Ecole Supérieure des Arts Visuels de Marrakech (ESAVM) within the SMArt programme. It aims at building new collaborations between international cultural partners and encouraged a respective “regards-croisés” on common issues between mountains areas in Lebanon and Morocco.

This project included an exchange of six young and emerging talents in photography and video to initiate a dynamic cultural exchange between Lebanon and Morocco and to allow opportunity for young artists in photography, film and multimedia from both countries to explore projects on mountain areas themes.

Through an open call in both countries, the photographers were selected and participated in two workshops and residencies, in Lebanon and Morocco:


From Lebanon: Ashraf Mtaweh, Hussam Hawwa and Ziad Hage

From Morocco: Abderrahmane Marzoug, Zahrine Kahlo and Ziad Naitaddi 


On 19th September, ESAV Marrakech will open the Moroccan exhibition.The opening event will include a talk with the participants and a wide audience is invited to participate, students as well as the local town residents.


On 3rd October, Dar al-Musswir will inaugurate the Lebanese exhibition.


Exhibition Morocco


19th September 2019, 19:30-21:30


19th September-9th November 2019


Exhibition Lebanon


3rd October 2019