english version / version française
Kader Attia [see all titles]
BlackJack editions [see all titles] Monographs & artists' books [see all titles]
Kader Attia <!---->
Textes de Hannah Feldman, Octavia Zaya; interview between the artist and Régis Durand.
published in 2009
trilingual edition (English / Spanish / French), texts in French
19,5 x 25,5 cm (softcover)
192 pages (117 color & 4 b/w ill.)
ISBN: 978-2-918063-04-9
EAN: 9782918063049
out of print
 
This publication documents Kader Attia's works from 2005 to 2009, including a specific installation conceived for an exhibition in Spain.
Published on the occasion of the exhibition 'Black and White', 'Casbah', 'Oil and Sugar' & sculptures (Kader Attia) at Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Huarte (Navarra, Spain), July 4th - September 28th, 2008 (www.centrohuarte.es).
As a member of the North African community, Kader Attia (born 1970 in France) has spent the past several years examining the tangle of identity conflicts that contributed to the recent difficult events. His art is rooted in the complex relations between East and West, and it reflects the charged encounter between these markedly different worlds—an urprooted North African culture and a seductive Western consumer culture. Deeply embedded within this duality, his work reflects upon the sociopolitical powder cake that is threatening French society from within, and upon the millions of Muslims who have lost all hope of integrating into it.