The Neighbour Before the House at Volte Gallery

Al Jaar Qabla Al Daar
at Volte Gallery, Mumbai
as part of
Your Name is Different Here curated by Nancy Adajania
December 3 2011 - January 5 2012

Gallery: The Neighbour Before the House at Volte Gallery
Al jaar qabla al daar (The neighbour before the house)

الجار قبل الدار

“The Neighbour before the House” is a series of video probes into the landscape of East Jerusalem. Shot with a security camera, these images show that before and after instrumental "surveillance", there is inquisitiveness, jest, memory, desire and doubt that pervades the project of watching. In these specific times and places, camera movements and live commentary become ways in which Palestinian residents evaluate what can be seen, and speak about the nature of their distance from others.



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