Emily Jacir

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Emily Jacir lives in the Mediterranean and is an artist and filmmaker who is primarily concerned with transformation, translation, resistance and silenced historical narratives. Her work investigates personal and collective movement through public space and its implications on the physical and social experience of trans-Mediterranean space and time. She is a co-founder and Executive Director of Dar Yusuf Nasri Jacir for Art and Research in Bethlehem. She has built a complex and compelling oeuvre spanning a diverse range of media and methodologies that include unearthing historical material, performative gestures, and in-depth research.