Ghida Y., 44   2014 Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)  This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past.  I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.  The traditional English rhyme goes:  '  Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe ’ . This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

Ghida Y., 44

2014
Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)

This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past. 
I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.

The traditional English rhyme goes: ' Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe. This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

  New ring    2014 Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)  This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past.  I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.  The traditional English rhyme goes:  '  Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe ’ . This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

New ring

2014
Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)

This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past. 
I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.

The traditional English rhyme goes: ' Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe. This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

  'Marriage on a golden platter'   2014 Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)  This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past.  I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.  The traditional English rhyme goes:  '  Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe ’ . This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

'Marriage on a golden platter'

2014
Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)

This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past. 
I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.

The traditional English rhyme goes: ' Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe. This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

 Tania S., 45  2014 Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)  This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past.  I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.  The traditional English rhyme goes:  '  Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe ’ . This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

Tania S., 45

2014
Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)

This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past. 
I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.

The traditional English rhyme goes: ' Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe. This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

  Blue amulet   2014 Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)  This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past.  I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.  The traditional English rhyme goes:  '  Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe ’ . This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

Blue amulet

2014
Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)

This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past. 
I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.

The traditional English rhyme goes: ' Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe. This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

  'The last goodbye'   2014 Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)  This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past.  I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.  The traditional English rhyme goes:  '  Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe ’ . This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

'The last goodbye'

2014
Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)

This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past. 
I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.

The traditional English rhyme goes: ' Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe. This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

  Eileen K., 37   2014 Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)  This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past.  I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.  The traditional English rhyme goes:  '  Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe ’ . This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

Eileen K., 37

2014
Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)

This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past. 
I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.

The traditional English rhyme goes: ' Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe. This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

  Old box   2014 Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)  This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past.  I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.  The traditional English rhyme goes:  '  Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe ’ . This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

Old box

2014
Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)

This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past. 
I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.

The traditional English rhyme goes: ' Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe. This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

  'Wedding dresses with laces, decorated with flowers, beads and pearls'   2014 Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)  This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past.  I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.  The traditional English rhyme goes:  '  Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe ’ . This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

'Wedding dresses with laces, decorated with flowers, beads and pearls'

2014
Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)

This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past. 
I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.

The traditional English rhyme goes: ' Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe. This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

  Marie S., 68   2014 Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)  This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past.  I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.  The traditional English rhyme goes:  '  Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe ’ . This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

Marie S., 68

2014
Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)

This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past. 
I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.

The traditional English rhyme goes: ' Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe. This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

  25 Lebanese Piastres    2014 Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)  This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past.  I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.  The traditional English rhyme goes:  '  Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe ’ . This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

25 Lebanese Piastres

2014
Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)

This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past. 
I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.

The traditional English rhyme goes: ' Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe. This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

  'Alone in the abyss'   2014 Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)  This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past.  I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.  The traditional English rhyme goes:  '  Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe ’ . This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

'Alone in the abyss'

2014
Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)

This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past. 
I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.

The traditional English rhyme goes: ' Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe. This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

  Nada L., 36   2014 Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)  This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past.  I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.  The traditional English rhyme goes:  '  Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe ’ . This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

Nada L., 36

2014
Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)

This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past. 
I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.

The traditional English rhyme goes: ' Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe. This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

  Borrowed map    2014 Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)  This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past.  I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.  The traditional English rhyme goes:  '  Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe ’ . This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

Borrowed map

2014
Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)

This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past. 
I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.

The traditional English rhyme goes: ' Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe. This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

  'For the bride and her guests'   2014 Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)  This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past.  I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.  The traditional English rhyme goes:  '  Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe ’ . This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

'For the bride and her guests'

2014
Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)

This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past. 
I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.

The traditional English rhyme goes: ' Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe. This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

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 Beirut Art Center, Beirut

Beirut Art Center, Beirut

 Beirut Art Center, Beirut

Beirut Art Center, Beirut

 Beirut Art Center, Beirut

Beirut Art Center, Beirut

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  Ghida Y., 44   2014 Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)  This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past.  I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.  The traditional English rhyme goes:  '  Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe ’ . This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 
  New ring    2014 Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)  This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past.  I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.  The traditional English rhyme goes:  '  Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe ’ . This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 
  'Marriage on a golden platter'   2014 Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)  This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past.  I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.  The traditional English rhyme goes:  '  Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe ’ . This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 
 Tania S., 45  2014 Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)  This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past.  I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.  The traditional English rhyme goes:  '  Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe ’ . This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 
  Blue amulet   2014 Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)  This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past.  I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.  The traditional English rhyme goes:  '  Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe ’ . This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 
  'The last goodbye'   2014 Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)  This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past.  I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.  The traditional English rhyme goes:  '  Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe ’ . This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 
  Eileen K., 37   2014 Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)  This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past.  I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.  The traditional English rhyme goes:  '  Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe ’ . This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 
  Old box   2014 Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)  This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past.  I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.  The traditional English rhyme goes:  '  Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe ’ . This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 
  'Wedding dresses with laces, decorated with flowers, beads and pearls'   2014 Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)  This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past.  I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.  The traditional English rhyme goes:  '  Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe ’ . This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 
  Marie S., 68   2014 Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)  This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past.  I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.  The traditional English rhyme goes:  '  Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe ’ . This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 
  25 Lebanese Piastres    2014 Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)  This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past.  I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.  The traditional English rhyme goes:  '  Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe ’ . This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 
  'Alone in the abyss'   2014 Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)  This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past.  I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.  The traditional English rhyme goes:  '  Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe ’ . This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 
  Nada L., 36   2014 Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)  This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past.  I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.  The traditional English rhyme goes:  '  Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe ’ . This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 
  Borrowed map    2014 Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)  This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past.  I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.  The traditional English rhyme goes:  '  Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe ’ . This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 
  'For the bride and her guests'   2014 Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)  This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past.  I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.  The traditional English rhyme goes:  '  Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe ’ . This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 
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Ghida Y., 44

2014
Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)

This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past. 
I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.

The traditional English rhyme goes: ' Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe. This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

New ring

2014
Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)

This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past. 
I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.

The traditional English rhyme goes: ' Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe. This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

'Marriage on a golden platter'

2014
Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)

This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past. 
I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.

The traditional English rhyme goes: ' Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe. This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

Tania S., 45

2014
Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)

This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past. 
I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.

The traditional English rhyme goes: ' Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe. This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

Blue amulet

2014
Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)

This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past. 
I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.

The traditional English rhyme goes: ' Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe. This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

'The last goodbye'

2014
Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)

This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past. 
I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.

The traditional English rhyme goes: ' Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe. This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

Eileen K., 37

2014
Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)

This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past. 
I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.

The traditional English rhyme goes: ' Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe. This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

Old box

2014
Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)

This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past. 
I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.

The traditional English rhyme goes: ' Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe. This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

'Wedding dresses with laces, decorated with flowers, beads and pearls'

2014
Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)

This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past. 
I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.

The traditional English rhyme goes: ' Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe. This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

Marie S., 68

2014
Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)

This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past. 
I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.

The traditional English rhyme goes: ' Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe. This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

25 Lebanese Piastres

2014
Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)

This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past. 
I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.

The traditional English rhyme goes: ' Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe. This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

'Alone in the abyss'

2014
Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)

This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past. 
I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.

The traditional English rhyme goes: ' Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe. This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

Nada L., 36

2014
Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)

This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past. 
I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.

The traditional English rhyme goes: ' Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe. This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

Borrowed map

2014
Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)

This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past. 
I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.

The traditional English rhyme goes: ' Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe. This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

'For the bride and her guests'

2014
Self-portraits, photographs, magazine scans, audio interviews (available upon request)

This project explores the status of unmarried women in Lebanon above the age of 30 and questions whether this ‘singlehood’ is a social stigma nowadays as it was in the past. 
I interviewed 5 women, all over 30 and unmarried be it by choice, as a result of divorce, or any other reason.

The traditional English rhyme goes: ' Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and A Sixpence in your Shoe. This rhyme denotes what the bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck. I have employed this old rhyme in order to transplant its elements according to Lebanese traditions and to explore the tension between those objects and visuals with the women’s experiences, which also resonate in my own personal life. 

Beirut Art Center, Beirut

Beirut Art Center, Beirut

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