Browsing Category: Middle East

  • Kutluğ Ataman, Mesopotamian Dramaturgies / Mayhem (2011)

    Kutluğ Ataman has got into the spirit of the Brighton Festival with a carnivalesque metaphor for the recent turmoil in the Arab world: a waterfall which defies gravity. (This reading of Mayhem needs its full context, a series named after a region encompassing Iraq, Iran and Syria. And nearby here is another piece (Su) in …

    May 13, 2011
  • The Refrain, Judy Price, 2008

    It is quite something to come across an eye hospital in a gallery. Each one could be a metaphor for the other. In both you can expect some kind of operation on your field of vision. But to come across St John’s Eye Hospital in East Jerusalem is stranger still. In this two-channel video installation, …

    January 4, 2011