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Smurfistan

Artist
Jamelie Hassan
Price
$46.00
Date
2006
Format
Artists' Books
Details
Softcover
Size
14 × 23 × 1.1 cm
Length
149 
Description

In collaboration with onestar press, Art Metropole published Smurfistan, by Canadian artist Jamelie Hassan. The bookwork presents fragments from her Smurfistan installations of the spatial realm of a young child. The smurfs, created by Peyo, were very popular among children in the 1980’s. In this calamity of children’s toys – Smurfs preside and soldiers, cowboys, dragons, dinosaurs dispute with each other. Hassan focuses on the world of a child, learning situations and the rupture of socio-cultural norms. The bookwork also contains a companion text, “Children & Social Spaces : Why Did Derrida Say No” by Ottawa-based fiction writer Marwan Hassan.

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