LCSMCHL

Find beauty in banality
Since December 23, 2011.

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Capturing the Streets and Walls of Manama, Bahrain, with @k_aljabri

For more photos and videos from Khalid’s life in Bahrain, follow @k_aljabri on Instagram.

"For the past four years, I’ve been documenting #manamasouq—the old market in the heart of Manama—and the rest of Bahrain, searching for the things we forgot or maybe have chosen to ignore,” says Bahrain Instagrammer Khalid Aljabri (@k_aljabri).

Khalid often photographs the graffiti and writing on Manama’s walls. “Once you write or draw anything on a wall it becomes something of great value. The streets are like the society’s archive,” he says. “Whether images of sorrow or joy, wisdom or pure silliness, they are all stories worth sharing.”

Khalid’s favorite place to photograph in Bahrain is the capital city, Manama. “I started wandering in the neighborhood where my late mother grew up, following her and my grandpa’s footsteps and rediscovering the beauty of the city she used to tell me about,” he explains. “I enjoy documenting the little hidden details between its tight streets and alleys because behind every corner there are generations of stories waiting to be discovered. After four years of documenting, I still feel lost in its streets and beauty.”

historicaltimes:

A lady and a man from 1970’s..
Jaspersong:


Also, I am looking for that kind of man/lady pictures from that era. like hippe/woodstock kinda pictures. I would be really glad if you help me about this :)

historicaltimes:

A lady and a man from 1970’s..

Jaspersong:

Also, I am looking for that kind of man/lady pictures from that era. like hippe/woodstock kinda pictures. I would be really glad if you help me about this :)

historicaltimes:

Young German soldiers captured after the Battle of Berlin. 1945.

historicaltimes:

Young German soldiers captured after the Battle of Berlin. 1945.