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SAN GIMIGNANO

Galleria Continua

Mona Hatoum

A Body of Work

MONA HATOUM, Bunker (cube bldg), 2011, Mild steel, 90 x 80 x 180 cm. 

Photo by Ela Bialkowska, OKNO Studio. Courtesy Galleria Continua, San Gimignano.


Beginning her career in the 1980s with videos and performances with a feminist edge, Mona Hatoum earned international acclaim in the mid-1990s for her provocative sculptures of domestic objects turned into instruments of torture, which address the suffering caused by war and its consequences. Her pieces draw from personal experiences of exile and cultural dislocation: now a British…

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