The Afghan Collection

The Afghan Collection

Ursula Biemann
1991-2004

The Afghan Collection reflects on links between artefacts, their use value in nomadic families, the opportunistic dealer network, the market, and the classic mode of museography that eclipses these very relations.

Faces With One Feature

Faces With One Feature

Nuna Asad
2004-2005

This video project explores human relations as they relate to race, gender, language, culture, and social background.

Between Five Stools by Mike Salomon

Between Five Stools by Mike Salomon

Solvej Dufour Andersen
2004

Sometimes, there’s this thing where I almost feel like . . . I see especially Africans, . . . that I almost see them as though I’m white myself.

B Series

B Series

Tarek Al-Ghoussein

The ongoing construction of the ‘Defense Barrier’ in Palestine continues to cause worldwide outrage.

Vision and Illusion

Vision and Illusion

Ebtisam Abdul Aziz
2004-2005

The artistic vision I am trying to convey through this work lies in the difference between vision and illusion, between seeing an image and moving away from it into a world of imagination. A moment’s reflection reveals that an illusory image often leads the observer into a heightened sense of visual and mental awareness.

The Pomegranate

The Pomegranate

Abboud Jumana
2005

Portraying the pomegranate (the skin and seeds) as the central image, this video work is an attempt to reflect upon the human need to find that perfect niche to fit into, as well as that need to return to our origin, all of which to satisfy the desire to belong.

Blue and Red

Blue and Red

Zhou Tao
2014

Zhou Tao’s videos explore means to create a dialogue between moving images, addressing the inner workings of systems and topologies through careful study of specific events in manifold perspective.

Yto Barrada: Selected Works

Yto Barrada: Selected Works

Yto Barrada
2015-2017

Yto Barrada’s work on her hometown, Tangier, explores the political imbalances, existential desires and peripheral stories that shape the everyday life of the inhabitants of Morocco’s northernmost city.

Walid Siti: Selected Works

Walid Siti: Selected Works

Walid Siti
2017

Walid Siti’s work explores one’s relationship to heritage, home, borders, mobility and migration, inscribing a rich terrain that today is further marked by militarised checkpoints, national borders and waves of migration.

Beej

Beej

Vikram Divecha
2017

Vikram Divecha’s work develops around ‘found processes’—those existing forces at work within state, social, economic and industrial spheres that go largely overlooked.

Forest Law

Forest Law

Ursula Biemann and Paulo Tavares
2014

As an artist, writer and video essayist, Ursula Biemann’s research and work examine the interrelated ecologies of oil, forest, ice and water through the lens of climate change.

Uriel Orlow: Selected Works

Uriel Orlow: Selected Works

Uriel Orlow
2016

Known for his research-driven projects that combine video, photography, drawing and sound, Uriel Orlow’s practice examines the transgressions of knowledge systems and the new forms of knowing they produce.

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