Artist Yasmine Eid-Sabbagh studied history, photography, and visual anthropology in Paris. In 2018, she received her PhD from the Institute of Art Theory and Cultural Studies from the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna. From 2006 to 2011 she lived in Burj Shamali, a Palestinian refugee camp next to Tyre, where she carried out photographic research, including a conversational project with young Palestinians and archival work on personal and studio photographs. Since 2008, Eid-Sabbagh is a member of the Arab Image Foundation. She received the Arles Discovery Award, 2013, and the 8th Vevey International Photography Award, 2011, for her collaboration with Rozenn Quéré titled Vies possibles et imaginaires (Possible and Imaginary Lives).