Footnotes

By Barjeel Art Foundation

In honour of our fifth year running, Barjeel Art Foundation presents the second instalment of aide-mémoire, a show that highlights the multitude of stories that encompass an exhibition. Aide-mémoire, which translates from French as an aid for memory, centres on the ways in which we see, remember and record personal encounters. Many of the works featured envision different ways stories, whether they are our own or someone else’s, can be recorded and fictionalised through aesthetic creation.

Who Tries to Escape to his Becoming - Suite, Abdelkader Benchamma, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Paysage et décor sans Lumiere, Abdelkader Benchamma, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Sculpture #8, Abdelkader Benchamma, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Mes Amis, Adel Abdessemed, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Rue de la Liberté, Tangier, Yto Barrada, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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I Carry My Flame, Ali Cherri, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Paysages tremblants (Beirut) / Trembling Landscape Beirut, Ali Cherri, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Paysages tremblants (Algiers) / Trembling Landscape Algiers, Ali Cherri, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Wanderers, Jumana Manna, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Already Been in a Lake of Fire, Walid Raad, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Buddy Bear, Khaled Jarrar, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Volleyball, Khaled Jarrar, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Heap 1, Mohammed-Said Baalbaki, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Heap 2, Mohammed-Said Baalbaki, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Heap 3, Mohammed-Said Baalbaki, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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The House My Father Built, Sadik Al Fraji, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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You Never Left, Youssef Nabil, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Absence (Diptych), Nedim Kufi, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Absence - Diptych, Nedim Kufi, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Source Lumière, Ziad Dalloul, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Infinity ∞, Mona Hatoum, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Witness, Mona Hatoum, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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You Are Still Here, Mona Hatoum, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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One Hand Cannot Clap Alone, Mohammed-Said Baalbaki, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Three People, Seif Wanly, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Nabih Awada’s Letters from Family and Friends, Akram Zaatari, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Telephone Books, Yto Barrada, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Telephone Books, Yto Barrada, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Telephone Books, Yto Barrada, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Telephone Books, Yto Barrada, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Telephone Books, Yto Barrada, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Telephone Books, Yto Barrada, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Telephone Books, Yto Barrada, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Telephone Books, Yto Barrada, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Credits: Story

Curator: Mandy Merzaban

Assistant Curator: Suheyla Takesh

Credits: All media
The story featured may in some cases have been created by an independent third party and may not always represent the views of the institutions, listed below, who have supplied the content.
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