Migrations, room guide, The Moving Image

Mona Hatoum, ‘Measures of Distance’ 1988
Mona Hatoum
Measures of Distance 1988
© Mona Hatoum

The accessibility and mobility of digital technology makes the moving image an apt medium to express ideas about migration, increasingly a condition of life. Artists harness the tension between the camera’s role as a recording mechanism and the ability to frame and direct a subject, opening up a critical space of ambiguity.