Culture Without a Country
Afterimage, May 1990, v. 17, no. 10, pp. 16 - 17
This magazine article describes Uprising: Videotapes on the Palestinian Resistance, an exhibition focusing on images produced in the Middle East. The exhibit shows both highly personal works and documentary videos.
"Culture Without a Country" is a review on Uprising: Videotapes on Palestinian Resistance, which provides an opportunity to view images produced in the Middle East.
This would allow for viewers to "reread and interrogate the accepted wisdom of images transmitted by the mass media as well as through a variety of social and cultural constructs of "others" (16). The works range from traditional documentary to personal seizure. A short description of each works is included.
ITEM 1990.080 – available for viewing in the Research Centre
Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited
The Shelter – Rashid Masharawi
War Generation: Beirut – Mai Masri
War Generation: Beirut – Jean Chamoun
Eyes Skinned – Mona Hatoum
Measures of Distance – Mona Hatoum
The Stone Throwers – Georges Khleifi
The Stone Throwers – Ziad Fahoum
Nazareth in August – Nroman Cowie
Nazareth in August – Ahmed Damian
Nazareth in August – Dan Walworth
Intifafah: Speaking for Oneself – Jayce Salloum
Intifadah: Speaking for Oneself – Elia Suleiman