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Mona Hatoum

Tate Modern, London

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Mona Hatoum creates a challenging vision of our world, exposing its contradictions and complexities. This is the first major survey of Hatoum’s work in the UK, covering 35 years from her early radical performances and video pieces, to sculptures and large-scale installations. Born in Beirut to a Palestinian family, she settled in England in 1975. Through the juxtaposition of opposites such as beauty and horror, Hatoum engages us in conflicting emotions of desire and revulsion, fear and fascination.

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Hot Spot III (2009), Mona Hatoum

Hot Spot III (2009), Mona Hatoum. © Mona Hatoum. Photo: Agostino Osio Courtesy Fondazione Querini Onlus, Venice

Light Sentence

Light Sentence (1992), Mona Hatoum. © Centre Pompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris. Photo: Philippe Migeat

Keffieh

Keffieh (1993-9), Mona Hatoum. Courtesy collection agnès b. © Photo Courtesy White Cube [photo Hugo Glendinning]

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