In Search of Beirut’s Collective Memory
Journalist Iain Akerman follows Mona El Hallak, a Lebanese architect and activist, as she tries to reconstruct facets of the city’s past through the archive of a long-defunct photographer’s studio.
Lebanese photographer Fadi BouKaram started a five-month road trip that will take him to every American town named after his home country. Follow his adventures at Lebanon, USA.
From parkour in Gaza to jazz in Addis Ababa, journalist Iain Akerman — who splits his time between London, Dubai, and Beirut — reports on underground subcultures in the Middle East and beyond.
“I Am Interested in Human Stories”: Iain Akerman on the Alternative Scenes of the Middle East
Westerners often see the Middle East as synonymous with war and strife. Iain Akerman has devoted his career to uncovering the region’s multifaceted underground cultures.