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Alexandra Handal

Alexandra Handal

Sector : Cultural Figures , Artists

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  • Country of residence : United States
  • Gender : Female
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Palestinian artist, lives and works in New York City, Europe and Latin America. Alexandra Handal's artwork explores themes of loss, displacement and diasporic experience. Through materials that allude to body and land, and are as diverse as crushed glass, text, olive pits and light, Handal creates installations addressing issues surrounding colonialism, racism, and imperialism. Her choice of materials is crucial in creating the metaphors, contradictions and paradoxes that she wants to convey in her work. She also takes her viewer through a multi-sensory experience. Handal's art as she states, "is like archaeology; an excavation of memory and history.





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