Drawing Countervisualities Alaa Mansour

This conversation between Alaa Mansour and curator Edwin Nasr touches on the process, questions, and influences that went into making—and informing—the video-based work The Mad Man’s Laughter, from the US army’s production of military simulations in the aftermath of 9/11, to the French state’s targeted policing of Muslim communities, and asks how artistic practices and methodologies can be mobilized to counter technologies of surveillance.

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29/06 2021
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02
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06
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Conversation
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