“Obviously, these artists did not seek to please the public, to satisfy its a aesthetic desires. But neither did the avant-garde artists want to shock the public, to produce displeasing images of the sublime. In our culture, the notion of shock is connected primarily to images of violence and sexuality. But neither Malevich’s Black Square […]Read More Extract From ‘Going Public’ by Boris Groys
2018 June ” View Of Paved Land” Experimental Poem by MO MARIA Published in English and Arabic – Twined with a text by Artist Phyllida Barlow, “in conversation with Vincent Fecteau in Bomb Magazine”, thanks to art collective “Nile Sunset Annex / ملحق غروب على النيل (NSA)”, Check Mophradat Online Library, Glossary of Terms, Nile […]Read More ” View Of Paved Land” Published in English and Arabic
2013 Memory *See it in Arabic Below! COVER LETTER To Home Work Space 2013/2014 At Ashkal-Alwan The Lebanese Association For Plastic Arts, Lebanon. Status: Accepted. (Edited 2019) Due to my work, I think when I adapt a space in various times it haunts me. This lately was the sound of the Traffic-light in Berlin City […]Read More Emergent Territory
via “CHIRICO’S NIETZSCHE: THE BLACK HOLE OF POSTMODERN POWER” “If Nietzsche screams out a warning that the postmodernist (and thus #nihilistic) #imagination always begins with the world in reverse image (the real as the site of exterminism), then Chirico paints the #landscape of power/sign.”Read More “CHIRICO’S NIETZSCHE: THE BLACK HOLE OF POSTMODERN POWER”
via To who belongs public space ? From November 2016. The workshop “Practices of Commoning: Critical Spatial Ecology” co-organized by Pelin Tan, associate professor at the Architecture Faculty, Mardin Artuklu University, Mardin (Turkey), and the Sursock Museum Beirut (Lebanon), included a presentation by Namick Mackik on the urbanization/migration, migrating the urban, “The term “Urban” has been urbanized […]Read More To who belongs public space ?
“ATM+” Art Installation In Progress. Numbers collected from ATM receipts, i consider some of them in ML, these numbers that originally were currency, paid value for a commodity- here are transferred to ML- Water “as such it is one of the four fundamental states of matter (the other being solid,gas, and plasma) and is the […]Read More ATM+
“فاتتك عروض تشويش، أو لسه بتفكر فيها، عملنالك الفيديو ده فلاش باك ! تشويش: لقاءات وعروض فنية في النسوية من المنطقة العربية وأوروبا. القاهرة من ٦ إلى ١٢ نوفمبر Did you miss TASHWEESH events? Or maybe you are still thinking of it? We made for you this flashback! TASHWEESH: Conversations and Performances in Feminism from […]Read More TASHWEESH!!!