In this series I use video stills from Super 8 films taken during my childhood between 1976 and the mid 1980s. This body of work reflects on memory, time and mortality: an exploration of the influence of the visual on emotions and memory, and vice versa.
ExhibitionTanya Traboulsi –You
‘You’ is a series of self-portraits dealing with the notion of privacy, social and personal taboos and the need to free ourselves from restrictions of any kind. Each photo in the series represents a certain stage of evolution of finding oneself and reaching a state of...
(2013, work in progress) « Who’s homeless now, will for long stay alone. No home will build his weary hands » (Rainer Maria Rilke) I was born to an Austrian mother and a Lebanese father in 1976 in Klagenfurt, an Austrian town surrounded by forests, m...
ExhibitionCasablanca: Tanya Traboulsi
Seules is a series of self-portraits depicting five times of the day, spent alone. Tanya Traboulsi creates, with restraint and distance, a sibling of herself. This staging of the self and its mirrored image, devoid of emotions, reflects upon the ambivalence of bein...
ExhibitionBeirut: Tanya Traboulsi : Lost Strange Things, on not finding home
Entitled Lost Strange Things: On not finding home, this exhibition brings together the culmination of Tanya Traboulsi's photographic and artistic research into the question of home, delving in the terrain of nostalgia and belonging through photography.