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Elderly care come in Beirut - After 15 Years Of Civil War.

Jacky Chapman | Lebanon

Care home, Beirut, 1990's

Between 1975 and 1990 Lebanon suffered 15 years of civil war accompanied by distressing social, economic, physical and political ruin. In the late 1990s, I photographed the rebuilding of Lebanon through frequent visits documenting changes in central Beirut. This particular series portrays issues surrounding us all, that of ageing. The images depict daily life within an elderly care home in Beirut, exposing loneliness, isolation, fragility, and sometimes the inadvertent neglect of its inhabitants.

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