Donatella Della Ratta
, Kay Dickinson
, Sune Haugbolle
, et al.Hadi Al Khatib, Mohammad Ali Atassi, Mitra Azar, Enrico De Angelis, Donatella Della Ratta, Kay Dickinson, Sune Haugbolle, Ulrike Lune Riboni, [3 More...]
As the revolutions across the Arab world that came to a head in 2011 devolved into civil war and military coup, representation and history acquired a renewed and contested urgency. The capacities of the internet have enabled sharing and archiving in an unprecedented fashion. Yet, at the same time, these facilities institute a globally dispersed reinforcement and recalibration of power, turning memory and knowledge into commodified and copyrighted goods. In The Arab Archive: Mediated Memories and Digital Flows, activists, artists, filmmakers, producers, and scholars examine which images of struggle have been created, bought, sold, repurposed, denounced, and expunged. As a ...