WED, 23 May 2012
Aksioma | Project Space, Ljubljana
Wafaa Bilal discussed specific bodies of work including Domestic Tension aka Shoot an Iraqi, Virtual Jihadi and the 3rdi, elaborating on the evolution of his work, reflecting on his personal narrative and experiences living in both the conflict zone of Iraq and the comfort zone of the United States. His dynamic, participatory work blends technology and performance to engage viewers in dialogue. The controversial aspects of his work spark deeper conversation, posing questions about political and personal realities. Bilal’s work places him in the role of artist as platform initiator, helping to shift and change distribution channels in media.
Related event: Dynamic Encounter