Damascus December 2008

Damascus December 2008 with Syrian artist Hadi Toron Parts of Damascus, known as Al Sham (the north) to its inhabitants, have changed drastically in Hadi Toron’s 40 years absence. The massive population growth that occurred has transformed the physiognomy of Damascus from an unhurried place to a frenetic, spread out metropolis. Yet, some areas have remained largely untouched by modern life. This is particularly discernible in Old Damascus where commerce, socialising and worship are energetically conducted in the same wayRead more