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Maj Hasager

Maj Hasager

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Maj Hasager

Memory and trauma : Two contemporary art projects

Author

  • Maj Hasager

Summary, in English

This essay takes its point of departure in two of my artistic projects: the first was developed in a Palestinian context between 2008 and 2010, and the second in an Italian context between 2012 and 2015. Both projects investigated the languages of memory and trauma through the looking glass of my artistic practice. My work as a visual artist and filmmaker centres on ideas and notions of power structures, identities, memories, construction of history, and subjective history. I have in particular dealt with stories narrated from a perspective of the displaced, the exiled, or stories from the periphery, and how….

Department/s

  • Malmö Art Academy

Publishing year

2021-03-01

Language

English

Pages

197-210

Publication/Series

Languages of Trauma : History, Memory, and Media

Document type

Book chapter

Publisher

University of Toronto Press

Topic

  • Performing Arts

Status

Published

ISBN/ISSN/Other

  • ISBN: 9781487508968
  • ISBN: 9781487539405