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The latest exhibition at Dar El-Nimer is "Sci-Fi Trilogy," featuring work by Palestinian artist Larissa Sansour.These are shown alongside an assortments of the artist's installations, sculptures and photographs. The exhibition focusses on pieces that mark Sansour's move away her earlier documentary-style work.Inspired by Stanley Kubrick's feature "2001: A Space Odyssey," "Space Exodus" reimagines Palestine's first moon landing, carried out by a female astronaut, or "palstronaut" as Sansour terms it. The work jokes that Jerusalem is about as accessible to Palestinians as the moon.The film and photography series "Nation Estate" sketches a dystopian world where the U.N. have granted the Palestinian people their own land, on the condition that it be in one mammoth skyscraper, each floor housing the displaced residents of a different Palestinian city.In "Archaeology in Absentia," 15 tiny egg-shaped bombs are displayed, each containing coordinates of locations around Palestine where Sansour planted hand-painted porcelain.
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