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Magnum Nominee Myriam Boulos: “I don’t know how to deal with these obsessions in any other way but through photography”

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Myriam Boulos I remember Andrea’s tears while we were walking towards his destroyed house that he was seeing for the first time since the explosion. Beirut, Lebanon. 11 August. 2020. © Myriam Boulos | Magnum Photos
Nour couldn’t listen to music for weeks after the explosion. Beirut, Lebanon. 6 August, 2020.
Lebanon, Beirut, on the 6th of August 2020.
Lebanon, Beirut, on the 5th of August 2020.
Myriam Boulos Beirut, Lebanon. 5 August 2020. "August, 20 2020 5:17am Beirut, Lebanon I wake up and I am scared. Can't stop crying. Since the explosion I feel like a glass of water that overflows co (...)
Myriam Boulos Beirut, Lebanon. 2 July 2020. "April 28 7:15pm Beirut, Lebanon I have this feeling like The last breath before going underwater, or into teargas. I feel like a difficult phase is waiti (...)
Myriam Boulos Beirut, Lebanon. 24 June, 2020. "Walid at home. On August 4, Walid was at home with me. He was on this same balcony when the explosion happened. Since he grew up in the South and lived the 20 (...)
Myriam Boulos | -scaled.jpg Beirut, Lebanon. 12 June, 2020.

“But, with photographs, we have concrete proof that we have not been hallucinating.” Max Kozloff © Myriam Boulos | Magnum Photos
Lebanon, Beirut, on the 31st of December 2019.
Lebanon, Beirut, on the 30st of December 2019.
Myriam Boulos Beirut, Lebanon. 20 October, 2019. © Myriam Boulos | Magnum Photos
Myriam Boulos Fire and broken glass spoke to me more than well-articulated slogans. Beirut, Lebanon. 18 October, 2019. © Myriam Boulos | Magnum Photos
Myriam Boulos Beirut, Lebanon. 18 October, 2019. © Myriam Boulos | Magnum Photos
Myriam Boulos Beirut, Lebanon. 18 October, 2019. © Myriam Boulos | Magnum Photos
Lebanon, Beirut, on the 18th of October 2019.
Myriam Boulos Beirut, Lebanon. 5 September, 2019. © Myriam Boulos | Magnum Photos
Myriam Boulos Today I went to the port. It was a full moon. The first thing I thought was that the view is beautiful. Beirut, Lebanon. 27 May, 2021. © Myriam Boulos | Magnum Photos
Myriam Boulos When I gave her this tiny flower, my grandmother told me “Dis aux arbres de sourire”, which means tell the trees to smile. Dahr El Souwwan, Lebanon. 21 February 2021. © Myriam Boulos | Magnum Photos
Myriam Boulos Beirut, Lebanon. 6 July, 2018. © Myriam Boulos | Magnum Photos
Myriam Boulos Beirut, Lebanon. 7 May 2018. © Myriam Boulos | Magnum Photos
Myriam Boulos My friends and I used to take pictures naked in the streets of Beirut. It was our own way of reclaiming our streets and our bodies. Everything that is supposed to be ours. Beirut, Lebanon. 22 Septe (...)
Myriam Boulos Beirut, Lebanon. 6 June 2014. © Myriam Boulos | Magnum Photos