The Distance Is Always Other

The Distance Is Always Other: The Arab British Centre (ABC) and Dongola Limited Editions will host the UK book launch and photograph display of 'The Distance is Always Other', a collaborative photography artist book by British photographer Chris Coekin and Lebanese photographer Noel Nasr (with text in English and Arabic by Lebanese author and poet Fadi Tofeili). The book, published by Dongola, Beirut and designed by renowned Iranian graphic designer Reza Abedini, is an artistic exploration, grounded in archival documentation, highlighting socio-geographical transformations in Lebanon over the past forty years. Open for three days, this free event showcases the publication alongside a selection of photographs of Lebanon from the present day and from the 1970s, in both two and ‘three-dimensions’. Taking place 5-7 December, 2018 at the ABC, 1 Gough Square, London EC4A 3DE.