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Sami Al Karim

 (born 1966)
Sami Al Karim is active/lives in Iraq.  Sami Karim is known for video installation.

Biography   Sami Al Karim


"We live in a world where we are born with human rights, to end up with geopolitics and globalization."

Initially a committed painter and photographer, Sami Al Karim was very quickly challenged by international relations and the politico-economic stakes that artistic expression enables him to explore in all its forms. 

The installation "Aurs Al Arab" represents the map of the Arab world made from a carpet, except that it appears reversed: the East is represented at the West and vice versa.  A symbol of the Arab world, this carpet has three video screens converging in its center, showing the images of the Egyptian revolution in a continuous loop.  Both side screens show puppet   ...  Displaying 750 of 2117 characters.

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