17 février 2011

Savons de Naplouse et perte des territoires palestiniens.
Une façon de dire "je me lave les mains de toute cette histoire"

Feminine, personal, and full of colour, Mobile Home II (2006) is a structure consisting of suitcases, furniture, handkerchiefs attached to moving wires. Relating to the relocation of families it is also probably partly a testament to her own displacement from Lebanon in the 70’s when she had to start a new life in Britain as the civil war broke out.

"Your first experience of a work of art is physical," says Hatoum. "I like the work to operate on both the sensual and intellectual levels. Meanings, connotations and associations come after the initial physical experience as your imagination and intellect are fired by what you have seen." 

hanging garden

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