0

Kader Attia

Intifada: The Endless Rhizomes of Revolution . 2016

Kader Attia . Intifada The Endless Rhizomes of Revolution . 2016 (1)

+ Fundació Joan Miró

For Kader Attia, the West deals with repair by trying to erase all physical evidence, whereas in other cultures the marks left by traumatic events are accepted or even given a visual treatment that highlights them. Continue reading Kader Attia

0

Kader Attia

La vie moderne | La Sucrière . 2015

Traditional Repair, Immaterial Injury

photos: © Blaise Adilon . + biennale de lyon

Kader Attia’s work is often concerned with repairing, reconstructing and putting things back into shape – from a point of view that is as physical as it is psychic, historical and personal. His films and installations reveal the intangible, invisible strands linking today’s societies in both hemispheres. Continue reading Kader Attia

0

Kader Attia

The Repair from Occident to Extra-Occidental Cultures . 2012

+ GALLERIA CONTINUA . Latitudes

Kader Attia’s “Repair From Occident to Extra-Occidental Cultures,” a daunting installation that reflects on art, colonialism and body scarification in Africa but draws its main force from a set of large carved-wood busts depicting the horrific face wounds suffered by European soldiers in World War I. Gripping yet also illustrational, the piece exemplifies several archivelike works here. Continue reading Kader Attia