The Beirut-based artist’s practice, concentrating on ideas of national identity and historical fictions, has been the subject of aqnb‘s ongoing video series collaboration with Video in Common, exploring her focus on “the aesthetics of sadness in the Middle East” and an expanding interest in social and political issues in a globalised world.
Al Qadiri’s ‘Apocalyptic Aspirations’, meanwhile, pulls focus on the subject of oil in the Gulf today and a radical visual language that anticipate’s the artist’s projected future of the industry, along with the modern-day myths that surround it.
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