Photography and objects installation. Limited edition (1 series)
Cairo Habibis (litt. "My Cairo loves") is a documentary installation gathering 14 portraits and objects. A portrait installation of the people who in the course of 8 years, from 2004 to 2012, have come to cross my path and life in Cairo. A visual declaration of love for the people and the country I was then leaving. The installation was meant to disapear after the first and only opening and all photographies were limited series of 1.
14th February (2004-2012)
14 portraits printed on canvas sheet in raw wooden frames.
Each photo is printed in one unique copy.
All portraits are acompanied with an object present in the picture. Captions.
Pictures/texts and Installation by Yasmina Benari.
3 walls/3 colors/ 3 periods/3 moods
1/Love and Denial (2004-2008) Denial can be a sweet treat when the fall is close
2/Pain & Passion (2008- 2010) No pain, no gain?
3/Aftermath (2010…) It’s a new day.