Akram Zaatari’s contribution to contemporary art could hardly be more topical. In his photographs, videos and (film) installations, the artist deals with the impact of war and territorial conflicts, particularly in the Middle East. He investigates the logic of religious and national resistance, while at the same time reflecting on the status of image production and circulation today. As a co-founder of the Arab Image Foundation, which is dedicated to collecting and preserving photographs from North Africa, the Middle East and Arab communities around the world, he also questions the concepts of history and memory. Read more.
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