Art Dubais Global Art Forum: Videopostkarten

Die Mitwirkenden des Forum Forums, Raja'a Khalid, Sarah Abu Abdallah und Hind Mezaina, wurden beauftragt, VIDEO-POSTKARTEN zu erstellen, die während der Pause der Gespräche des Global Art Forum gezeigt wurden. Sie werden auch im Forum Forum, dem Medienarchiv des Global Art Forum auf der Messe, ausgestellt. Wir schauen uns Rajas Auftrag '1951-1964 The Big Picture' genauer an:

Bild: Zeit, Storyboard, 30 Sekunden Film mit Ton
From 1951 to 1964, the United States Army produced a well-funded anti-Communism propaganda series for American television audiences titled ‘The Big Picture’. During this first run, at the peak of the Cold War, The Big Picture provided exactly what was expected, an unabashedly one-sided and now laughably transparent account of the economic tussle between the ‘Red states’ and the ‘free world.’
Seen today however, polemics and dogmas aside, ‘The Big Picture’ reveals a hidden depot of images that confront the viewer with formidable questions about the complex, integrally flawed nature of any historical discipline. Plucked from their prescribed televisual space and time, these narratives-within-narratives invite questions on a number of different abstract constructions with a rare and obviously unintended profundity.
Text und Bild mit freundlicher Genehmigung von Art Dubai
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