Tarjama Translation

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art (July-October 2010)
Queens Museum of Art (May-Sept 2009)

Co-curated with Iftikhar Dadi and assistant curated with Reem Fadda, Tarjama/Translation is a groundbreaking exhibition that features the works of 28 artists who explore processes of cultural and artistic translation from different angles. Included in the theme is how multiple identities and affiliations are created and challenged, how people and places are connected through economics or politics, how different histories and traditions (including artistic) are interpreted, and the relationship between languages, images, and texts from different sources.

Artists: Ayad Alkadhi, Nazgol Ansarinia, Hamdi Attia, Lara Baladi, Yto Barrada, Esra Ersen, Khaled Hafez, Emily Jacir, Pouran Jinchi, John Jurayj, Gülsün Karamustafa, Bouchra Khalili, Almagul Menlibayeva, Farhad Moshiri, Rabih Mroue, Rahraw Omarzad, Michael Rakowitz, Khalil Rabah, Khaled Ramadan, Solmaz Shahbazi, Wael Shawky, Mitra Tabrizian, Alexander Ugay, Sharif Waked, Dilek Winchester, Yelena Vorobyeva & Viktor Vorobyev and Akram Zaatari.

Images of Various Media / Images of Video Work