Zeina Barakeh

works Scenarios of Breaking Down a Wall, 2014 (Excerpts) Animation 4:07 minutes, loop Scenarios of Breaking Down a Wall depicts absurdist plots around scaling walls, overcoming constraints of the past, transculturalism, economic sanctions, demonstrations, subservience, and media hegemony. The main horse character, for example, is a postcolonial hybrid subject forged in the encounter with the British mounted military. Different architectural elements reference La Mezquita and the Synagogue of Córdoba in Spain to point to other linked histories and locations.
 Scenarios of Breaking Down a Wall, 2014, Excerpts