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Lara Baladi on the value of memory, mythological and socio-political narratives

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Live online interview conducted by Emanuela Mazzonis di Pralafera.

Lara Baladi (b. 1969, Beirut, Lebanon) is an internationally recognised Egyptian-Lebanese multidisciplinary artist and lecturer in MIT’s Program in Art, Culture and Technology (ACT). Her artistic practice spans photography, video, sculpture, architecture, and multimedia installations. Through a process of investigation into popular iconography and archives, her work questions collective memory between personal histories, history, and mythologies.

Lara Baladi, "ABC: A Lesson in History", 2020
© Photoshop : Norhan Magdy Bayoumi & Luis Lloréns Pendás, Courtesy the artist.