Kader Attia

Art Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) , The Rocks Until Sunday July 30 2017 Free
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Kader Attia 1 (Photograph: Anna Kucera)
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Photograph: Anna Kucera
'Ghost', 2007/2017
Kader Attia 2 (Photograph: Jacquie Manning)
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Photograph: Jacquie Manning
Kader Attia 'J’Accuse', 2016, installation view at MCA
Kader Attia 3 (Photograph: Anna Kucera)
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Photograph: Anna Kucera
'Asesinos! Asesinos!', 2014
Kader Attia 4 (Photograph: Anna Kucera)
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Photograph: Anna Kucera
Kader Attia 'Untitled', 2016
Kader Attia 5 (Photograph: Anna Kucera)
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Photograph: Anna Kucera
Kader Attia 'Untitled', 2014
Kader Attia 6 (Photograph: Anna Kucera)
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Photograph: Anna Kucera
'The Culture of Fear: An Invention of Evil', 2013
Kader Attia 7 (Photograph: Jacquie Manning)
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Photograph: Jacquie Manning
Kader Attia 'Untitled', 2014

This survey of the French-Algerian artist's video, sculpture, and installation work explores the relationship between Europe and the non-Western world

French-Algerian artist Kader Attia spent the early part of his career directly working with communities in and from Africa affected by colonisation and its aftermath. Perhaps it's no wonder then that he creates installation works that explore cultural exchange and the relationship between the West and the wider world.

This survey, curated by the MCA's Rachel Kent, features sculptural installations and video works, including the 2007 installation 'Ghost', in which 160 life-size aluminium-foil figures appear to kneel at prayer in formation.

Venue name: Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)
Contact:
Address: 140 George St
The Rocks
2000
Opening hours: Mon-Wed & Fri-Sun 10am-5pm; Thu 10am-9pm
Price: Free
Event website: https://www.mca.com.au/exhibition/kader-attia/
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