Book Production and Shipping!
We're excited to share with you that the book is finally in production! Last week I was in Vancouver overseeing the printing of the book at Blanchette Press.
Since... Read more
Crossing the Final Hurdles Before Publishing
Dear loyal and patient backers,
Over the past two years, since the successful completion of our Kickstarter campaign, we have at many times surprised ourselves at how grossly we mis-judged... Read more
Displaced in Exhibition in NYC!! June 26 - July 9
Majd and I are excited to announce that Displaced: Stories from the Syrian Diasporaproject and select photos will be exhibited by the ICP (International Center for Photography,... Read more
Entering The Home Stretch
Some exciting news for you: I have just received the last chapter from the editor! All the typos have been outlined, all the verb tenses have been standardized,... Read more
A quick summary for those who don't want to read the full update below:The second draft is done, we've passed the book over to our editor, she's going through... Read more
Completion of the First Draft
After 12 months of work, over 70,000 photos taken, more than 60,000 words written, and 220 pages laid out, I'm excited to announce that the first draft of the Displaced... Read more
Headstrong Into Chapter 3
The past few weeks have been an intense bout of activity on the book. When I shared the last update, I told you that we had completed a... Read more
Book Status and Update
For the past few weeks, momentum on the project has picked up significantly. Since we announced the completion of our draft, Sara has been busy finalizing the picks... Read more
A Long Overdue Update
It’s been a while since Sara and I wrote to you to update you on the status of the project. I wanted to catch you up on where... Read more
With 20 hours to go, a gift to our backers.
It's almost here! Hard to believe that a few weeks ago I was stressing out about video setups talking to Sara about this crazy idea, and here we are, 110%... Read more
It's official! We're funded!
Sara and I are extremely excited to announce that we just crossed the 100% mark earlier today! Thank you so much to everyone who has contributed so... Read more
Hey Everyone! I'm Sara, and you haven't heard from me yet, so I thought I'd introduce myself to you officially.
I am a fashion, editorial and documentary photographer based in... Read more
The Calm Before the Storm
I haven’t been able to comfortably sleep for few days now. In a few days, I’ll fly out of Oakland to Oslo. The project will officially start when Sara joins... Read more
An Unfortunate Reality
Every six months or so, I go through an “Arab Phase”. Usually, these involve catching up on new music, TV Shows, and a trip to the local Middle Eastern store... Read more