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Al Manara (Amman/Cities 1987 series), 2011
Inkjet print, 49.5 x 75 cm
During the fall of 1987, Elkhoury documented Amman’s different areas including, Jabel Amman, Jabel al Weibdeh, Shmeissani, Jabel el Jauffeh, the railway station and the Hijaz railway. The work was conducted with the aim of enhancing the special topography of Amman while concentrating on scenic views, buildings and the urban grid of the city. Shot in black and white, these pictures highlight the dramatic changes that the city has undergone in the lapse of three decades.
Venue: Blue House
© Photo: Courtesy of Darat al Funun
3 July - 4 October 2018. Second of the three phased exhibitions and events to celebrate 30 years of succesful work to support contemporary art and culture in Jordan.