Jumana Emil Abboud, Nihayah Alhaj, Khalil al-Mozain, Rana Affo Bishara, Mohamed Harb, Manal Mahamid, Mohammed Musallam, Mohamad Mustafa, Mohammad Obeidallah, Raeda Saadeh, Sharif Waked

Live In Palestine (suspended indefinitely)

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 — Montreal is in red zone since October 01, 2020. This exhibition is suspended until further notice. See MAI’s latest updates related to COVID-19. — 

This exhibition brings together performance work that asks the viewer to consider how bodies, actions and images produce meaning in particular geopolitical spaces. Showcasing prominent and emerging contemporary artists currently living and working in Palestine, Live in Palestine focuses on work that combines performative practices with political engagement, addressing some of the complexities of living in occupied Palestine.

Curated by Anna Khimasia (Los Angeles), Stefan St-Laurent (Gatineau) and Rehab Nazzal (Bethlehem), Live in Palestine was initiated at the Art & Resistance conference in Dar al-Kalima University (Bethlehem). Organized by AXENÉO7 in partnership with DAÏMÔN (Gatineau) and A Space Gallery (Toronto).

 

ONLINE SUPPLEMENT

Documentation surrounding the exhibition, including 360-degres views of the gallery, biographies, photos and media/support/technique information of works presented to put them in context : here.

 

VIDEO PROJECTION

     

Free admission, limited seating – RSVP required. In English and Arabic with subtitles.

  • On September 25, 2020 at 7:30 pm at MAI (Montréal, arts interculturels), screening of a video program related to the exhibition Live In Palestine, in partnership with Vidéographe, AXENÉO7 and Filmlab: Palestine.

 

GUIDED TOURS

Free admission, limited seating – RSVP required. Duration of 45 minutes.

  • September 25, 2020 at 4:00 pm and 5:00 pm, in English, facilitated by Rehab Nazzal.
  • October 2, 2020 at 4:00 pm and 5:00 pm, in French, facilitated by Najat Rahman.

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Live in Palestine Jumana Emil Abboud, Nihayah Alhaj, Khalil al-Mozain, Rana Affo Bishara, Mohamed Harb, Manal Mahamid, Mohammed Musallam, Mohamad Mustafa, Mohammad Obeidallah, Raeda Saadeh, Sharif Waked

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