The Keeper ©Shuruq Harb
Shuruq Harb tells the story of her encounter with Mustafa, a young street vender in downtown Ramallah, who sells images culled from the Internet to the public.
Flipping through the fragile low-resolution photographs, she is overwhelmed by the diversity of the collection. In an attempt to identify the sources and content of the images, she begins to refresh her memory by returning to the Internet.
Shuruq Harb is a visual artist and writer based in Ramallah, Palestine. Her work has been exhibited locally and internationally. A Book of Signatures, a mixed media installation collected 250 signatures from different individuals named Mohammad in Palestine and was exhibited at Ikon Gallery, 2010, and Istanbul Biennial, 2011; All The Names, a public installation about Ramallah’s street names was part of ‘Wein ala Ramallah’ Festival, 2011. She was a contributing editor to A Prior Magazine’s latest issue ‘Picasso in Palestine’, she is also co-founder of ArtTerritories, an online publishing platform.
02 May 2013 - 02 May 2013
7:00pm - 8:30pm