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My video in collaboration with Jennifer Hayashida Because There are So Many: Iraq (8:00, 2007) will be showing at SCOPE New York at Lincoln Center on Thursday, March 5 as part of the 6-hr screening program On the Contrary: Recent Artists’ Videos Concerning War in the Middle East curated by Mary Billyou and Meredith Drum.  In addition, I will be speaking the same evening on a panel moderated by Mary and Meredith with Martha Rosler, Caroline Koebel, Chen Tamir and Judy Ditner.

Screening Program 1 12pm–2pm Iraq Featuring works by Paul Chan; Mary Patten; Benj Gerdes and Jennifer Hayashida; Sabine Gruffat; Caroline Koebel; Harun Farocki; Jenny Perlin; and The Yes Men.

Panel Discussion 6pm–8pm Shifting Alliances A round table discussion moderated by Mary Billyou and Meredith Drum with Martha Rosler, Benj Gerdes, Chen Tamir, Judy Ditner, Caroline Koebel, Maayan Amir and Ruti Sela.

Directions and more information online at On The Contrary and SCOPE NY 09.


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