Geography of tears

Lara Tabet  |  Visual Arts  |  2015  |  Lebanon
The project explores the intersection between folk tales, superstition and a more scientific vision of the world. Loosely inspired by Chilean writer Roberto Bolaño’s 2666, the artist ventures into a portrait of the outskirts of Beirut through photographing staged crime scenes of dead women, victims of a fictitious serial killer. The end result is a mixture of photography, video and chemigrams.