Now on the brink of gentrification and urban re-panning. “Memories of Satwa” is a photographic memoir of one of Dubai’s oldest and most popular neighborhoods. Combined with photographs captured and compiled by photographer and long-time Dubai expat Jalal Abuthina, this book also features a historical introduction to the area by Professor Yasser El Sheshtawy of the Urban Research Lab, UAE University of Al Ain. "Memories of Satwa" includes rare images of residents and parts of Satwa that have been documented over the past decade, with some of the areas featured (such a parts of the Emirati neighborhood of Al Shabia) now almost completely demolished.
In May 2016, images from the book were featured on Becky Anderson's "Connecting the World" show on CNN international and since it's launch has received an overwhelming amount of positive reviews from several major news and art publications in the country such as The National and Harpers Bazaar Art Arabia to name a few.
All text has been translated into Arabic and Russian.
الآن وعلى حافة التغييروإعادة التخطيط الحضري، يعرض لنا "ذكريات من السطوة" لمحة فريدةعن واحدة من مناطق دبي الأقدم والأكثرسحرا. ويتكون الكتاب من مقدمة تاريخية للمنطقة من قبل البروفيسير ياسر الششتاوي (مختبر البحوث الحضرية -جامعة الإمارات العربية المتحدة، العين) وتصوير المصور والفنان المحلي، جلال أبو ذينة
Size: A5 (210 x 148 mm)
Extent: 112 pages + 8 pages Gate fold insert x 2 + 4 pages cover
Paper: 100 gsm woodfree paper for inside pages & Gate fold insert 300 gsm food board for cover
Binding: High Quality Thread Sewn Adhesive Bound
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