Self(ie) Portrait: A workshop on portraiture

Family Program

Self(ie) Portrait: A workshop on portraiture

With Elsy Hajjar and Monica Basbous

A workshop over two consecutive Saturdays:
Saturday 10 and 17 November, 10:00 to 13:00

In Arabic and English
Ages 6-12. Children must be accompanied.
LBP 15,000 for one child and one adult. LBP 10,000 per additional child.
To book a spot, click here.

Express and capture yourself through photography, illustration, and collage. This two-part workshop introduces kids to the history of portraiture, leading up to the more recent selfie. Children will have the chance to explore portraits through studio photography, illustration, and collage. Working closely with the workshop leaders, kids will work with different equipment, including cameras, lighting, mirrors, and paint.

This workshop is programmed in conjunction with the exhibition Ten Stories from the Sursock Museum Collection.

Elsy Hajjar is an independent director of photography working with film.

Monica Basbous is is an architect and urban researcher. Using various media, she explores the relationship between people and cities. Her focuses include mobility, informality, and the politics of public space.