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Monday Talks > 2016 Winter/Spring (Season 9)
 
Monday 30 May 2016
(7:00 to 8:15pm – All are Welcome)
Title:
Lebanese Villages and Traditional Houses:
Identities on the Road to Extinction
Speaker: Eddy Choueiry
Language: Arabic supported by English and French

The definition of Lebanese identity is closely linked to the Lebanese village. The village is the matrix. Too bad and unfortunately this civilization is disappearing very quickly!
Our villages are defined through by traditional houses, which were the subject of Eddy’s first photographs from 1994 till today.
This Monday Talk begins with the architectural typology of the traditional. What follows next reveals the Lebanese villages that always preserve their traditional aspect. Eddy will also present the restoration work made by Corpus Levant with the Lebanese architects.
This book is a small museum is which keeps between its pages history, heritage.

Eddy Choueiry



Eddy Choueiry has multiple skills. He studied Psychology and Philosophy. He taught Yoga for 15 years, then the art of photography in AUCE and Notre dame de Jamhour school. Since 1999 he has been an active member and writer in Ashtarout Magazine. In 2011, with the Shouf reserve, he published a guidebook Arz Wou Nass. In 2013 he organized with Train/Train (a Lebanese NGO) an exhibition on the railway stations in Lebanon that was featured in Beiteddine festival and concluded by the publication of a new book Lebanon on Rail. In 2014 Eddy published another book: Sofar Vestiges, followed in 2015 by another book Villages & Traditional Lebanese Houses which is the subject of this talk.
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