Publications
Transvisuality

Transvisuality

Transvisuality: The Cultural Dimension of Visuality: Volume 2: Visual Organizations  Edited by Tore Kristensen, Anders Michelsen & Frauke Wiegand Volume 2 on Visual Organizations is now available with a contribution from among others Khaled Ramadan. His essay entitled Our History and Their Archive, explores “the substantive visual aesthetics of Al Jazeera and its impact on the...
Peripheral Insider

Peripheral Insider

Peripheral Insider examines the conditions of expatriate artists from various angles: the historical and colonial roots of the issue, positions among theorists dealing with expatriate artists in the west, the role of established art institutions, and examples of recent developments in the field. It contains a veritable treasure trove of highly competent and inspiring articles,...
Aesthetic Journalism: How to Inform Without Informing

Aesthetic Journalism: How to Inform Without Informing

Addressing a growing area of focus in contemporary art, Aesthetic Journalism investigates why contemporary art exhibitions often consist of interviews, documentaries, and reportage. Art theorist and critic Alfredo Cramerotti traces the shift in the production of truth from the domain of the news media to that of art and aestheticism—a change that questions the very foundations of...
Contemporary Practices

Contemporary Practices

When addressing the changing climate of visual culture in contemporary Arab society, one might best describe what the region is witnessing as cultural growth and expansion. A new generation of video makers and documentarists is on the rise, offering alternative sources of information and entertainment, and enjoying awareness of the new social media, from Morocco...
Brumaria 12

Brumaria 12

TV images can drag us into and out of anything. The power and influence of the global TV network has managed to attract millions of advertisers and investors, but the number of consumers will always be larger. Some individuals and groups found in TV a new means of power, a new arena for political manifestos....
Land of Human Rights

Land of Human Rights

Influenced by artistic production and the ongoing social change in Europe < rotor > conceived the idea of Land of Human Rights. The project focuses on human rights issues in Europe as distinct from the assumption that human rights breaches only occur elsewhere. It underlines the universality of the legal remedy and links artistic approaches...
Chairs to Share

Chairs to Share

Chairs to Share is a private/public video project motivated by the Canadian play Ten Chairs Share the Wealth. The play is a participa-tory performance that dramatizes the growing disproportion between the very rich and everyone else. The first part of the project reflected on the Beiruti phenomenon of private/public chairs. The second part challenged the...