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Februar 2020
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LET’S BE HONEST, THE WEATHER HELPED

15 Februar 2020 00:00 - 10 May 2020 00:00

Moderna Museet has decided to temporarily close, starting March 19, due to the situation with the new coronavirus. Preliminarily, the museum will remain closed until April 14.

This Walid Raad retrospective features documents and scenarios that he either wishes existed or fears are already in existence.We also meet the artist himself in a comprehensive performance work.

Walid Raad engages how violence affects bodies, minds, culture and tradition. In his photographs, videotapes, sculptures, texts and mixed media installations, Raad proceeds from historical events to imagine seemingly ludicrous, bizarre, and wondrous situations and documents. A performance at the intersection between lecture, guided tour and theatre is centrally placed in the exhibition.

Walid Raad was born in 1967 in Lebanon. He currently lives in Medusa, in upstate New York.

 

Mehr Infos unter: https://www.modernamuseet.se/stockholm/en/exhibitions/walid-raad/

Bild: Walid Raad, Sweet talk commissions (Beirut 1994), 2018 Film still, Courtesy the artist & Sfeir-Semler Gallery Beirut / Hamburg, © Walid Raad

LET’S BE HONEST, THE WEATHER HELPED
Moderna Museet

Stockholm
Sweden

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