2 Minutes for Syria
by Abounaddara

Since the spring of 2011, the beginning of a popular revolution in Syria, the Abounaddara Collective has released a short film on the Internet each Friday. This day, devoted to leisure and prayer in the Arab world, has become the main day for demonstrations in favor of freedom and dignity—in which Abounaddara participates through the images it disseminates online.

documenta 14 henceforth shares on its website the weekly launch of the films of Abounaddara, whose work strives to present an alternative representation of Syrian society, insisting on the human right to a dignified image.

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Depuis le printemps 2011, date du début d’une révolution populaire en Syrie, le collectif Abounaddara publie sur internet un film court chaque vendredi. Ce jour dédié aux loisirs et à la prière dans le monde arabe devient alors le principal jour de manifestations en faveur de la liberté et la dignité, auxquelles le collectif s’associe par ses images diffusées en ligne.

La documenta 14 accueille désormais sur son site internet le lancement des films hebdomadaires d’Abounaddara qui œuvrent pour une représentation alternative de la société syrienne autant que pour le droit de l’Homme à une image digne.

Posted in Works on 11.27.2015
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