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Jameel Arts Centre

Phantom Limb

Detailed installation view of ALI CHERRI’s Graftings (I), 2019, Apollon woman's head, 

carved stone statue representing a bishop of Normandy, 

polyurethane foam, metal nails, 110 × 50 × 30 cm, at “Phantom Limb,” 

Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai, 2019–20. Photo by Dani Baptista. 

Courtesy Jameel Arts Centre.

How does one cope with the existential rupture of losing one’s identity? This question was the departure point for Jameel Art Centre’s group show “Phantom Limb,” which explored the persistence of memory and practices of memorializing despite the destruction of…

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