Category: Courses

Phase One // Pilot Project – Beirut 2009

The first edition of MEPPI took place in Beirut in January 2009. Institutions from Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria participated in nine days of workshops animated by Nora Kennedy (Metropolitan Museum of Art) and Debra Hess-Norris (University of Delaware). The schedule for this pilot workshop…

Phase Three // The Digitization of Photographs – Beirut 2017

10 participants attended the Digitization of Photographs workshop, consisting of a four-day workshop that took place at the Arab Image Foundation between 21-24 March 2017. MEPPI Phase II workshops include a series of two Environment, Exhibition and Storage of Photographs, and three Digitization of Photographs workshops offered between…

Phase Two // Abu Dhabi 2012 – Istanbul 2013

The Middle East Photograph Preservation Initiative’s (MEPPI) second course opened on the 11th of November 2012, gathering 16 participants from Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Palestine, Turkey, Bahrain, Kuwait, Libya, Iran and the UAE. The course began with an 8-day workshop, generously hosted by New York University, Abu Dhabi…

Phase Two // Amman 2014 – Beirut 2015

The Middle East Photograph Preservation Initiative held its third course in photograph preservation gathering 17 participants, which began in January 2014 with an 8-day workshop hosted by Darat Al Funun in Amman. MEPPI courses are designed to provide basic theoretical and practical training in the care of…

Phase Two // Beirut 2011 – Rabat 2012

The Middle East Photograph Preservation Initiative (MEPPI) Beirut 2011, held its first course in photograph preservation co-ordinated by the Arab Image Foundation (AIF), the Art Conservation Department at the University of Delaware, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Getty Conservation Institute. This was the first of a series of three, 8-day…