About the book
The pearls of the Gulf have stoked the imagination and desire of people around the world for centuries their magnificence matched only by the courage of the divers who found them.
This 240 page book in Arabic and English includes essays, archive and contemporary photographs as well as commissions from regional experts and artists, questioning this century-old culture from original point of views, contextualizing the tremendously rich theme that is pearling and its music.
This project aims to honor the memory of these valiant free-divers, their culture and their music.
Paperback, 9 × 6 in., 240 pages