Hosted by AIF team members Charbel al Khoury (artist & archivist), Mahmoud Merjan (digitization & documentation coordinator) and Rachel Tabet (preventive conservator) on March 25, 2021.
Radwan Mattar (b.1959) is a former press photographer who worked for several magazines including Al-Sayad, Al-Afkar, Al-Shabakah, and the Kuwaiti Al-Siyassah. Throughout his extensive career, he also covered the Lebanese entertainment industry, taking photographs of pop concerts, casino and restaurant singers, as well as famous TV personalities and public figures.
A part of Radwan’s collection, which comprises about 30,000 photographic items in total (35mm color film negatives) taken during the 1980s and 1990s, will soon be available to the public through our online platform, arabimagefoundation.com.
© Arab Image Foundation, Beirut.