a brief introduction
to tesliq

Artist book
(written in English and translated to Arabic)

- AFAC Artist support Grantee 
- Mophradat Grantee
- Excerpt from the book was pubslished in Samandal comic #17

Tesliq (تسليق); part of rural lebanese dialect, refers to the act of collecting chard (seleq-سلق) which became associated with picking edible plants. Gathering shrubs offers a communal instinct, a sense of awareness that these plants belong to the community that looks after it.

The book weaves a collection of reflections around foraging as a communal tool to look for primary resources and to reclaim expropriated lands in Beirut.

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