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Standing on the Beach with a Gun in my Hand – Eternal Tour – Jerusalem
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  Standing on the Beach with a Gun in my Hand Eternal Tour – Jérusalem
published in November 2011
texts in English and French
20 x 27,5 cm (softcover)
254 pages (b/w ill.)
€29.00 €17.00
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ISBN: 978-2-91806-319-3
EAN: 9782918063193
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A set of contributions (archive texts, essays, literary texts, iconographic analysis, art works, interviews ...) by over thirty authors, scholars, writers, journalists, artists, Westerners, Middle Easterners, Jews, Muslims, Christians, atheists, to explore the complexities of contemporary Middle Eastern reality.
How can one invest a present that seems to sputter? One possible way: to work on the notion of the interval, to reassert the spaces and the peculiarities so as to reassert the terms of a dialog with our histories, knowledge and practices. Such are the stakes of this black & white collective work. Here Jerusalem appears as the crystallization of the gap between languages, territories, civilizations, identities, histories and representations. It addresses a part of our European history.
The book is built around archived texts, essays, literary texts, iconographic analyses and interviews. Likewise, the iconography itself is a hybrid. Over thirty authors, scholars, writers, journalists, artists, Westerners and Middle Easterners took part in this publication.
Texts and contributions by Julien Abegglen V., Hannah Arendt, Daniella Asmar, Daniel Barbu, Daphné Bengoa, Donatella Bernardi, Marc de Bernardis, Jan Blanc, Alice Bombardier, Rozalinda Borcila, Gilda Bouchat, Rony Brauman, Corinne Charpentier, Karine Darbellay, Silvie Defraoui, Noémie Étienne, Claire Fontaine, Rema Hammami, Khaled Hourani, Mazen Iwais, Sandrine Keriakos, KLAT, Axel Ernst Knauf, Yaël Lerer, Lee Lozano, Seloua Luste Boulbina, Christian Lutz, Gustav Metzger, microsillons, Salwa Mikdadi, Valérie Mréjen, Enrico Natale, Gabriele Oropallo, Driss Ouadahi, Georgios Papadopoulos, Nadia Radwan, Shlomo Sand, Emanuel Schaeublin, Aline Schlaepfer, Eyal Sivan, Imogen Stidworthy, Mehran Tamadon, Lisa Tan, Yanai Toister, Eyal Weizman, Olav Westphalen, Zayezzift.