22 September - 27 October 2012. This exhibition, entitled Suspect Language, is the first South African exhibition by the Moroccan-born and Paris-based multimedia artist Mounir Fatmi.
Fatmi creates visual spaces and linguistic games, to free the viewer from their preconceptions of politics and religion and allow them to see things from a different perspective. His videos, installations, drawings, paintings and sculptures bring to light our doubts, fears and desires.
Among the others Sleep Al Naim, inspired by Andy Warhol’s experimental film Sleep, consists of a film projection in which a virtual, 3D image of Salman Rushdie, who is asleep as if in a sort of state between life and death.
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Mounir Fatmi’s Suspect Language
Goodman Gallery Cape Town. 3rd Floor, Fairweather House,176 Sir Lowry Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town, tel. +27-21-462-7573/4. Tue-Fri 09.30-17.30, Sat 10.00-16.00.