Delfina Foundation

In the press: Ala Younis exhibition

Find out what the critics have been saying about 'Plan for Feminist Greater Baghdad'

Ala Younis, Plan for Feminist Greater Baghdad exhibition installation view, 2018. Photo Tim Bowditch. Courtesy Delfina Foundation and Art Jameel

 

ELEPHANT MAGAZINE

"Using archival images, statements and historical events, she maps an alternate history of often-overlooked women who shaped the architecture of the country both literally and figuratively."

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Holly Black, Elephant, 7 February 2018.

 


CONTEMPORARY ART SOCIETY

"The exhibition [...] engages us to reflect on how we commemorate and represent historical moments and people, and to think about who is rendered invisible or unacknowledged by history and present culture."

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Christine Takengny, Contemporary Art Society, 9 February 2018.

 


RIBA JOURNAL

"Their stories emerge, sometimes just in fragments, through a dense collection of documents, photos and drawings interwoven with a chronological account of the changing political backdrop and its impact on the modern city of Baghdad."

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Pamela Buxton, RIBA Journal, 12 February 2018.

 


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