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Sulaïman Majali

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Sulaïman Majali

Co-programmed by LUX Scotland and David Dale Gallery

Sulaïman Majali (b. 1991) is an artist;writer and imposter. Their practice looks through/with/as/toward a diasporic optic to think about disruption to spatiotemporal logics of the colonial. They appeared as a notable figure in Dr. Reynaldo Anderson’s keynote lecture Dark Speculative Futurity and the Rise of Neo-Nationalism (The Search for New Dimensions) at the Tohu Magazine conference, Jaffa, Occupied Palestine in May 2017. Their past work includes assembly of the poets, a reading as part of Earth Hold for Qalandiya International Biennale at Serpentine Galleries, London; this garden, this performed home that incessantly grows, a video installation at V&A Museum; this scattering of minds; like seeds, a 36 minute long video work produced at Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, in collaboration with Transmission Gallery, Glasgow; Mene Mene Tekel Parsin, curated by Jesse Darling at Wysing Arts Centre; as if we were strangers; that strangeness was ours, CCA Glasgow;  On The Edge of A Continent,  Glasgow International 2016 and Towards an Archive (Conversation B) at the 8th Cairo Video Arts Festival.

Image: Sulaïman Majali, dances our enemies taught us II (that cascade like image; toward earth, like ruin), 2018, film still

David Dale Gallery and LUX Scotland present a series of four film screenings over four consecutive weeks in January and February featuring four early career Glasgow-based artists. Each week a different artist will present recent moving image work of their own alongside work selected by them from the LUX collection, as well as a further insight into their practice and film selections through text or performance.

Future screenings:
14th February – Hannah James 
20th February – Alexander Storey Gordon