Review of the Exhibition: « Palestine, la création dans tous ses états ».
Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, June 23 to November 22, 2009
A Palestinian woman in a cute white spacesuit plants a Palestinian flag on the moon. The image used for the poster and other communications for this exhibition is drawn from Larissa Sansour’s video ‘A Space Exodus’(2008). The artist remarks ‘One small step for Palestinians is a giant leap for mankind’ and waves the blue earth goodbye. A homeland, finally? No, because the film ends on the astronaut hurtling through space on an outbound journey from the earth. The exodus is not over. Continue reading