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Emily Jacir

All That Remains

by Murtaza Vali

MATERIAL FOR A FILM (detail), 2005, Mixed media installation. Thanks to Janet Venn Brown. Courtesy and copyright the artist.

Based in New York and Ramallah, Emily Jacir explores the complex politics and poetics of being Palestinian. In her open-ended multimedia projects, which often present the remains of personal and/or collaborative actions, individual, national and transnational histories intertwine, raising universal questions about borders, mobility and belonging in a globalized world. In Where We Come From (2001-03), Jacir used the "freedom of movement" provided by her…

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