Artist Yasmine Eid-Sabbagh has a background in photography. She combines research, conversational, image and (meta)archival practices with long-term involvement to reflect on the agency of photographs and notions of collectivity and power. Her work connects to the interhuman relationships that come into being over time. One of her long-term projects explores the impossibilities of representation, through a negotiation process around a potential digital archive assembled in collaboration with inhabitants of Burj al-Shamali, a Palestinian refugee camp near Tyr, Lebanon. In 2018, she received her PhD from the Institute of Art Theory and Cultural Studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. Since 2008, she is a member of the Arab Image Foundation, a non-profit organization that collects, preserves, and studies photography from the Middle East, North Africa, and the Arab diaspora, and presents the by now extensive collection to the public through an online database, publications, and exhibitions. Eid-Sabbagh was a Fellow in the 2018/2019 BAK Fellowship program 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].