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Following the success of its first few endeavors under the Photography Program, Byblos Bank quickly became a reference as a supporter in the field and was approached by numerous initiatives, exhibitors, photographers, and galleries for partnerships and to lend support. Some of the more important projects are listed below:

 

  • “Across Boundaries” Exhibition  
September 2018
“Across Boundaries” was the main exhibition during BEIRUT ART FAIR 2018. It consisted of an overview of Lebanese photography dating from the 1900s until today, and was arranged under three themes: “Territory”, “The Document”, and “Intimate”.

 

The exhibition featured 100 works from 30 private and public collections, including the American University of Beirut, Université Saint-Joseph, the Saradar Collection, and the Arab Image Foundation.

 

  • Université Saint-Joseph Phototèque
July 2018
Byblos Bank contributed to USJ’s mission to modernize its photographic archives.

 

  • Online Reports about Photography in “L’Agenda Culturel”

2015-2016

Byblos Bank supported this initiative in order to shed further light on Lebanese photography and create additional discussion around it in parallel with Photomed.

 

  • ‘Hayda Lebnen’ TV Program – Photography Episodes 
June-December 2014
“Hayda Lebnen” – a TV segment airing before the news bulletin on LBCI – featured the works of a select number of Lebanese photographers.

 

  • ‘Ether’ by Rima Maroun
October 2012
Exhibition in partnership with the French Institute of Lebanon meant to support photography by young Lebanese.

 

  • ‘One Week in Cairo’ by Roy Samaha
September 2012
Exhibition in partnership with the French Institute of Lebanon meant to support photography by young Lebanese.

 

  • ‘Night Collective’
May 2012
This exhibition featured the works of a group of passionate amateur photographers and showcased photos of Lebanon ranging from stunning landscapes to urban lights.

 

  • ‘Prey’ by Michel Zoghzoghi 
January 2012
This was the first exhibition that the Bank sponsored and hosted, and proceeds from photograph sales went to support the Children’s Cancer Center of Lebanon, which is affiliated with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in the USA, founded by late Lebanese-American actor Danny Thomas.