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Shop > Artists' Books

#04593

Folklore of the Orientalists

Artist
Mirak Jamal
Price
$3.00
Date
2009
Publisher
self published
Format
Artists' Books
Details
Softcover
Size
14 × 22.6 cm
Length
Description

Born in Iran, Jamal and his family have led an unpredictable path of political circumstances. Settling and resettling from one country to the next, eventually finding a secured physical home in Canada. Jamal’s “Folklore of the Orientalists” engages with his personal experiences of origins and identity, where links between a seemingly distant cultural roots and rapidly changing societies are made and remade. Unsettling perceived concepts of decadence/fertility, tradition/progression, and “East”/“West,” he creates a forum for unresolved ideologies of belonging, heritage and nationhood.

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