Told, Untold, Retold

Told, Untold, Retold - English/Arabic version

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Interventions Catalogue English/Arabic version

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Told, Untold, Retold - English/Arabic version

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Told, Untold, Retold - 23 Stories of Journeys through Time and Space

Centered around the theme of storytelling, Told | Untold | Retold features newly commissioned works by 23 artists with roots in the Arab world, ranging from painting, drawing, and sculpture, to photography, video, and mixed-media installations. Through a comparative analysis of these works, the curators highlight a process of constant transmigration, resulting in a diversity of cultural and aesthetic references, and they advance the notion of ‘Transmodernity’ as an alternative to the post-colonial paradigm of art theory. Of equal importance, they reflect on the artists’ recurrent usage of time as an integral compositional construct, expressed in a series of subversive confrontations indicative of the transient condition of our world.