Lydda Airport, 2009

Emily Jacir
Lydda Airport, 2009
Urethane and epoxy
124 x 170 x 89 cm
Detail view
Photo by Alfredo Rubio


Recurrent themes in Emily Jacir's practice include repressed historical narratives, resistance, movement and the logic of the archive. She has exhibited extensively since 1994 and two monographs have been published on her work. Awards include a Golden Lion at the 52nd Venice Biennale (2007), a Prince Claus Award (2007), and the Hugo Boss Prize at the Guggenheim Museum (2008).

This person was part of Sharjah Biennial 10


Jacir, Emily

Lydda Airport

Lydda Airport is a short film named after the facility built in 1930 in what was then known as the British Mandate of Palestine.