On the occasion of the exhibition Akram Zaatari. Against Photography. An Annotated History of the Arab Image Foundation, Hiuwai Chu, curator of the exhibition, talks with the artist and co-founder of the Arab Image Foundation (AIF) about the multiple conditions of photographic documents, their inscription in the artistic discourse and the possibility of generating new readings and stories from them.
Akram Zaatari, Still from 'On People, Photography and Modern Times', 2010. Courtesy of the artist and Thomas Dane Gallery

Programme

THURSDAY 6 APRIL, AT 6.30 pm
Venue: Meier Atrium

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Exhibition

I like to work with what is often called "cultural heritage", but the materials that I use are banal and clichéd, like sugar blocks, doors, couscous, rugs, official documents.
Latifa Echakhch