Man climbing up the traffic pole, first night of the Lebanese Revolution. 17 October 2019.
Beeping motorcycles going around the fire pit in Downtown Beirut. 17 October 2019.
People gathering on the fifth night of the revolution. 21 October 2019.
Protesters in Baabda Highway. 13 November 2019.
The egg, a revolutionary landmark. 1 December 2019.
Protester giving the middle finger. 3 December 2019.
Protesters running from tear gas on the day of Parliament’s confidence vote. 11 February 2020.
Excessive tear gas fired at the protesters on the day of Parliament’s confidence vote. 11 February 2020.
A burning bank on
Gabriella remembers watching President Michel Aoun’s first speech after October 17, the first day of the 2019 protests in Lebanon, and being stunned by the absurdity of his discourse. Since then, her pop art illustrations have parodied Lebanon's ruling elite - from the melting away of former Prime Minister Saad Hariri to the bankrupt Banque du Liban.
With the world coming to a pause, Gabriella yearns to return to the streets, especially when she watches the news.