Ziad Antar at Ici, Ailleurs (Here, Elswhere) Group Show, Marseille (2013 European Capital of Culture)

12 January 2013 - 31 March 2013

Participating artists: Etel Adnan, Ziad Antar, Fikret Atay, Kader Attia, Faycal Baghriche, Lara Baladi, Gilles Barbier, Yto Barrada, Taysir Batniji, Mohamed Bourouissa, Danica Dakic, Inci Eviner, Ymane Fakhir, Mounir Fatmi, Lara Favaretto, Gloria Friedmann, Joana Hadjithomas Et Khalil Joreige, Mona Hatoum, Mouna Karray, Bouchra Khalili, Djamel Kokene, Jannis Kounellis, Sigalit Landau, Ange Leccia, Annette Messager, Jean-Luc Moulene, Youssef Nabil, Orlan, Yazid Oulab, Adrian Paci, Javier Perez, Sarkis, Hrair Sarkissian, Zineb Sedira, Wael Shawky, Djamel Tatah, Stefanos Tsivopoulos and Akram Zaatari.

The show will host the works of 38 internationally renowned artists, most of whom were born in the 1960s and 1970s in different Mediterranean countries. The exhibition will present a selection of existing works and a number of pieces especially created for the occasion. Some question the notions of identity, citizenship, the self and the other, memory and archives. Several seek to share the experience of emigration, exile and displacement. Others focus on the Mediterranean landscape. What do they say about the condition of the world and the changes to come? What do they tell us about our identity in an age of globalisation? How do they depict personal tales interfaced with history? The show will present thirty eight projects including painting, installation, sculpture, film, video and photography.

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