Rehab Nazzal

Invisible

May 9 to June 22, 2014

Detail of an installation where two thousand small square photographs are mounted on a wall in a grid. Each photograph is a frame from a censored video of a military exercise conducted at an Israeli prison.

Frames from the Negev Prison (installation view), 2013, 2,000 digital photographs on paper, variable dimensions. Courtesy of the artist.

About the artist

Rehab Nazzal is a Palestinian-born multidisciplinary artist based in Toronto. She holds an MFA from Ryerson University (Toronto), a BFA from the University of Ottawa, and a BA in Economics from Damascus University (Syria). Nazzal’s work deals with forms of representation of violence of war and colonialism. Her work has been shown in Canada and internationally in both group and solo exhibitions and screenings. Nazzal has received awards from the University of Western Ontario, Ryerson University and the University of Ottawa, as well as grants from the Ontario Arts Council, the City of Ottawa and SAW Video.

The artist gratefully acknowledges the support of the Ontario Arts Council. 

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