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Mona Hatoum: Home and Identity, from Figure to Frame and from Frame to Figure.

By : Roxanne Sbitti

This paper intends to analyze and demonstrate how artist Mona Hatoum presents struggles to the viewer through the relationship of visual and contextual substance, interlinking metaphor and history together in three of her works:  Present Tense (1996), Homebound (2000) and Drowning Sorrows (2001-2002). This will be further emphasized by a discussion concerning the range and extent of comprehension by both Palestinians and foreigners in relation to the intimacy of the subject matter and its possible limitations.

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