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), video still, 2018