Nakba 1948-present (2013)
A series of dioramas
A Series of 10cmx10cm dioramas that depict the Palestinian Nakba from the 1948 war and exile to the continuing sale of their property, which was confiscated by the state, to private buyers. The work can also be read as portraying the various methods of ethnic cleansing of Palestinians in Israel and in the occupied territories: by real estate and by state / military / legal force.
The work was exhibited at the Anatomy Museum, King's College, 2013 as part of the exhibition "The Gallery", curated by the Chinese artist Xin Wang for the 2014 Chinese Visual Festival in London.
For a TV report about the exhibition & an interview with the artist click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y-VdCCXYF3A