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    Masking Tape Intervention: Lebanon 1989
  • Masking Tape Intervention: Lebanon 1989
    Masking Tape Intervention: Lebanon 1989
  • Masking Tape Intervention: Lebanon 1989
    Masking Tape Intervention: Lebanon 1989
  • Masking Tape Intervention: Lebanon 1989
    Masking Tape Intervention: Lebanon 1989
Masking Tape Intervention: Lebanon 1989
‘Masking Tape Intervention: Lebanon 1989' is entirely generated from a single archive photograph taken of the kitchen in the flat I once lived in, in Lebanon. From this single photograph, 1680 images have been generated to make up the four minute and fifty second stop frame animation. Each image occupies a single momentary viewpoint throughout the day, as a narrated testimony outlines the specific pressures that lead to the transformative moment of decision to migrate. The original photograph was taken at a particularly violent point of conflict in April 1989 soon after General Aoun announced his ‘War of Liberation’ against...
A Cartography of Risk
A Cartography of Risk
Risk analysis describes destruction that has not yet taken place. The destruction of buildings that are otherwise still standing intact is a complex reality fabricated by algorithms, fears, hopes, conflicting philosophies and historical experience. But these potential ruins are also...
What the War Will Look Like
What the War Will Look Like
This provocative title is taken from a section of a risk assessment report that imagined the possibility of an imminent Israel-Hizbullah war. Written in June 2010, the report forecasts the likelihood of another conflict between Hizbullah and Israel following the...
Window No. 17
Window No. 17
If you are very still and quiet, you can hear the sound it makes as it approaches. Quiet at first, from the safety of its relative distance. Then building with more urgency, almost deafening, the drone of this violent force...
A Domestic Image of Preemption
A Domestic Image of Preemption
A Domestic Image of Preemption is a multimedia installation by Helene Kazan that sets the ordinary image of the domestic space against a complex conceptual framework of preemption.Bringing together under one roof, a sequence of interacting moving images. The films...
Drawn Territory - Part 1
Drawn Territory - Part 1
A Conversation between Helene Kazan & Louise Ashcroft - 2009/10Louise Ashcroft: Hi Helene, What particularly struck me about the Drawn Territories project that you developed during our Trident Way residency was the contradiction between your instinctive desire to possess space...
Drawn Territory - Part 4
Drawn Territory - Part 4
A Conversation between Helene Kazan & Louise Ashcroft 2009/10Continued from...Helene Kazan: Focusing on the physical practicalities of your role as curator, what did you find was the difference in the challenges you were faced with in Trident Way, and the...
...delicate conceptual material...
...delicate conceptual material...
Jerwood Project Space, 27 Sept till 8 Nov 2010.'As a genius of construction man raises himself far above the bee in the following way, whereas the bee builds with wax that she gathers from nature, man builds with far more...
Art of Occupation
Art of Occupation
Curated by Helene Kazan, inspired by Hollow Land Israel's Architecture of Occupation by Eyal Weizman. Working Rooms, London, 11 till 21 Sept 2008. Inaugural exhibition for TangentProjects.Featured artists: Emily Candela, Cedric Christie, Karen Ay, Simon Fraser, Helene Kazan, Steve Smith,...