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“These artists’ powerful works counter the marginalization of displaced communities, while unveiling the perils of alienation, of never belonging.”

Exhibition: “Exiled at Home,” group exhibition with Mona Hatoum, Akram Zaatari, Nahed Mansour, Atefeh Khademolreza, Parastoo Anoushahpour and Faraz Anoushahpour, Rehab Nazzal, and Walid Raad, co-presented by Vtape and Images Festival, Toronto, June 2022.


Keywords: exhibitions, curatorial practice, art, contemporary, Mona Hatoum, Akram Zaatari, Nahed Mansour, Atefeh Khademolreza, Parastoo Anoushahpour, Faraz Anoushahpour, Rehab Nazzal, Walid Raad, video, film, media, displacement, exile, immigration, refugees, asylum seekers, pandemic, public space, home, belonging, alienation, melancholia, diaspora, loneliness, epidemic, isolation, statehood, borders, militarization, nationalism, xenophobia, anxiety, pain, global, transnational, war, conflict, violence, oil, Toronto, Canada, South West Asia, North Africa

Image: Amin Alsaden