Mona Hatoum, 'Measures of Distance' 1988

Mona Hatoum
Measures of Distance 1988
Video
Purchased 1999© Mona Hatoum

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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.