'Walid Raad is one of the leading artists of his generation. His works explore historical, political, economic, and aesthetic facts and fictions related to the lebanese wars and to "Arab" art. This book surveys almost three decades of Raad's practice in a variety of mediums- including photography, video, and performance-while focusing on his groundbreaking project The Atlas Group (1989-2004) and his ongoing work Scratching on things I could disavow (2007-). Essays by Eva Respini and Finbarr Barry Flood place Raad's art in the international context of contemporary artmaking, and the book includes a special eighteen-page visual contribution by Raad himself. It is published to accompany the first comprehensive exhibition of his work in the United States.' - from the front flap

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I Thought I'd Escape My Fate, but Apparently - Walid RAAD
Slippery Delays and Optical Mysteries: The Work of Walid Raad - Eva RESPINI
Staging Traces of Histories Not Easily Disavowed - Finbarr Barry FLOOD
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