Meet the Artist
Gregory Buchakjian is an art historian and photographer, Assistant Professor at the Académie Libanaise des Beaux-Arts (ALBA), and member of the Saradar Collection advisory committee. His research and publications focus on modern and contemporary art in Lebanon and the Arab world. From 2009 to 2016, he explored derelict buildings: this photographic project that involves mapping, architectural exploration, archive collecting and narratives formed the subject of his PhD dissertation: “Abandoned Dwellings in Beirut. Wars and Transformation of the Urban Space. 1860–2015” (Université Paris IV Sorbonne).