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Desert of Pharan

Unofficial Histories Behind the Mass Expansion of Mecca

Ahmed Mater

Through a series of photographs, Ahmed Mater charts the city's origins to its more recent history over the last 5 years. It is a study of the site's recent transformation -- Mecca, until recently, embodied a unique urban tapestry, layered with histories that are stitched together by an abundance of organically rooted communities and cultures. It is...
Publish Date
November 21
Jan 03, 2018
After having visited @AhmedMater's Mecca Journeys exhibition at the @brooklynmuseum I bought his book "Desert of Pharan: Unofficial Histories Behind the Mass Expansion of Mecca" - recommended if you are interested in urban development photography.      source