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Yasmine Chemali

Yasmine Chemali has been Head of Collections for modern and contemporary art in Beirut’s Sursock Museum since 2014. Since 2011, she has also been responsible for the Fouad Debbas Collection, a unique collection of nearly 30,000 images produced in the Middle East between 1830 and the 1950s – the subject of three exhibitions annually in the Sursock Museum and of various research projects. Having trained in conservation at the École du Louvre, specialising in Islamic arts, Yasmine Chemali focuses on the preventive conservation of the objects in her care, while also seeking to make them accessible to the general public.

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