“Together, they point to the shifting ground underneath our feet, in a world characterized by uncertainties and flux. They also deliberately shake the ground to reveal anxieties and grief, and illuminate the truths—and even wisdom—inherent in being alienated from home.”
Exhibition: “Shifting Ground,” group exhibition (featuring artists Sarah-Mecca Abdourahman, Rana Nazzal Hamadeh, Atefeh Khademolreza, José Andrés Mora, Nadia Myre, Curtis Talwst Santiago, Jin-me Yoon, and Shaheer Zazai), Digital Arts Resource Centre (DARC), Ottawa, September – October 2022.
Keywords: exhibitions, curatorial practice, art, contemporary, Sarah-Mecca Abdourahman, Rana Nazzal Hamadeh, Atefeh Khademolreza, José Andrés Mora, Nadia Myre, Curtis Talwst Santiago, Jin-me Yoon, Shaheer Zazai, videos, projections, screens, monitors, WiFi, network, belonging, alienation, home, Indigenous, racialized, geography, culture, politics, digital, media, memory, place, estrangement, longing, critique, critical, terrain, territory, land, diaspora, migrants, refugees, identity, nationhood, placemaking, multiplicity, diversity, plurality, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, global, international
Image: Amin Alsaden