The Middle East Photograph Preservation Initiative (MEPPI) (مبادرة الحفاظ على الصور الفوتوغرافية للشرق الأوسط)

The Middle East Photograph Preservation Initiative (MEPPI) is a strategic multi-year program designed to raise awareness about the importance of preserving the region’s photographic heritage. Launched in 2009 and led jointly by the Arab Image Foundation, the Art Conservation Department at the University of Delaware, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Getty Conservation Institute. The Directory on the website includes a description of photographic collections from institutions, foundations, museums, universities, and archives that are based in the Middle East, Iran and Turkey.

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Source http://meppi.me/organization/
Last Updated September 22, 2020, 20:59 (BST)
Created February 2, 2020, 18:39 (GMT)
Project URL http://meppi.me/
Project start date 2009-01-01
Project status Ongoing
Project funder

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The Getty Conservation Institute

Citation information

MEPPI, (2020), About MEPPI. http://meppi.me/a-default-page/ (last accessed 04/05/2020)

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