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ENTRY DENIED (A Concert in Jerusalem), 2003

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Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea
installation, Betacam video, colour, sound
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© Emily Jacir - Courtesy Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli-Torino - Proprietà della Fondazione per l'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea CRT
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In the video installation ENTRY DENIED (a concert in Jerusalem), 2003, three musicians – Marwan Abado, Peter Rosmanith and Franz Hautzinger – are filmed playing in a theater. They receive no applause because the concert occurs in the absence of an audience. Emily Jacir organized their performance in Vienna, after their concert, originally scheduled for Jerusalem and Bethlehem, could not take place. As the artist explains in the text that accompanies the installation, Abado, an Austrian citizen of Palestinian origin, was detained by the authorities upon his arrival at the Tel Aviv airport. [...]
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