Latif Al-Ani’s Dates Factory, BASRA, IRAQ, 1961 is from the Latif Al-Ani Collection, courtesy of the Arab Image Foundation.
About the Artist
Latif Al Ani is a photographer who lives and works in Baghdad, Iraq. With a career spanning the late 1950s to the late 1970s, Latif Al Ani is today considered the founding father of Iraqi photography.
About Jameel Arts Centre
Jameel Arts Centre is an independent institution dedicated to exhibiting contemporary art to the public and engaging communities through learning, research and commissions. Founded and supported by Art Jameel, the Centre is located in Jaddaf Waterfront, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
About Art Jameel
Art Jameel is an organisation that supports artists and creative communities. Current initiatives include running heritage institutes and restoration programmes, plus a broad range of arts and educational initiatives for all ages. The organisation’s programmes foster the role of the arts in building open, connected communities; at a time of flux and dramatic societal shifts, this role is understood as more crucial than ever.