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Akram Zaatari

Country: Lebanon

Born 1966 in Lebanon. Lives and works in Beirut.

Zaatari's practice is tied to the practice of collecting. His work reflects on the shifting nature of borders and the production and circulation of images in the context of the current political divisions in the Middle East. His videos and photographic installations look into technologies of image production and communication and the notions of surveillance, exploring the way different media apparatuses get employed in the service of power, resistance, and memory.

Akram will present his first major solo presentation at FACT as part of Liverpool Biennial 2012.