Printing and publishing personal project

Salih Basheer visited Narayana Press this Monday, December 5th to join the printing of his personal project “22 Days in Between”.

Salih Basheer (middle) proof checking the prints of his book together with printer Tom Pedersen (left) and book layouter Lars Prevelakis Bai (right) at Narayana Press.
Photo: Søren Pagter/DMJX

Salih Basheer going through a test copy of his book in one of the breaks at Narayana Press, while the staff were printing his project “22 Days in Between”. The project is a personal story about Salih’s loss of both his parents within 22 days.
Photo: Søren Pagter/DMJX

Cover of Salih Basheer’s upcoming book “22 Days in Between”. The personal project has been made during his Photo 2 study at DMJX in the spring 2021. This fall 2022, Salih has been back in Denmark to work on the book project together with DMJX teachers Lars Prevelakis Bai and Søren Pagter. The book will be officially released in January 2023.

Salih Basheer checking the print of the cover photo for his book. The book project has been supported by Arab Fund for Arts and Culture, Photo Festival Qatar, Danish Union of Journalists and W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund, The Everyday Projects Grant.
Photo: Søen Pagter/DMJX

The book’s cover photo seen through a magnifying glass. Photo: Søren Pagter/DMJX

Final check of the colors and print quality before the 700 copies of the book were being printed. Photo: Søren Pagter/DMJX