Artists from Palestine don’t need to go looking for subject matter and daily reduce complexity to concrete materiality in order to exist. Smart and sophisticated, already working against type, seasoned in circuitousness and daring directness, they’re delivering some of the most intriguing art of our times.
Future Movements Jerusalem
City States at Contemporary Urban Centre
Liverpool Biennial 2010
19 October 2010
By Guy Mannes-Abbott
Curated: Samar Martha
Artists: Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme (Palestine), Jawad Al Malhi (Palestine), Sarah Beddington (UK), Anna Boggon (UK), CAMP (India), Raouf Haj Yihya (Palestine), Alexandra Handal (Palestine/ UK), Shuruq Harb (Palestine), Maj Hasager (Denmark), Jakob Jakobsen (Denmark), Bouchra Khalili (Morocco/ France), Larissa Sansour (Palestine/ Denmark) and Oraib Toukan (Jordan)