“Our World is Burning” at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris

mustapha akrim, palais de tokyo, sainsbury Mustapha Akrim, Freedom, 2020. Concrete, steel, 150 x 100 x 50.

The Palais de Tokyo’s collaboration with the Qatari museum Mathaf, “Our World is Burning” offers an ambitious survey of contemporary art from the Middle East and North Africa. Some 30 artists address three interwoven phenomena: the ecological crisis, successive socio-political crises facing the region, and a crisis of history, where traditional narratives are being dismantled and supplanted, not least in artistic practice.

Read the full article in the April edition of ArtReview. Available online here.