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Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme

Potential of the Moment

By Kevin Jones

Tashweesh, the sound and image performance group founded by Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme with
performer boikutt in 2010, performing at the Cave, Beirut, 2011. Photo by and courtesy Tanya Traboulsi.

If you have been to a biennial in the past couple of years, chances are you have encountered the work of Palestinian artists Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme. Riding a wave of curatorial interest that has swelled since they showed their sound piece Ramallah Syndrome (2009) at the Palestine Pavilion in Veniceā€¦

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