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In collaboration with Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (leporello + 12 p)

Publisher Note

Walid Raad investigates how violence affects bodies, minds, art and tradition. This artist book highlights two of Raad’s thoughtful and witty artworks. Here, as elsewhere in his artworks, Raad departs from historical events linked to the protracted Lebanese wars of the past forty years to create somewhat absurd, outlandish but plausible documents. Better be watching the clouds concentrates on the local, regional and international political figures whose faces and names became fixtures in the Lebanese landscape; I want to be able to welcome my father to my house leans on diaries that Raad’s father kept throughout the wars.

Artists’ Book

Better be watching the clouds / I want to be able to welcome my father to my house

by Walid Raad

Release Place Amsterdam, Netherlands
Release Date 2019
Artist: Walid Raad
ISBN-13: 9789492811554
Original Price 27.50 EUR
Subform Leporello
Dimensions 21.5 × 28.0 cm

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