Steve Sabella on France 24 News – Interview with Liana Saleh

 

 

September 12, 2017
Featuring The Patrons Call

 

 

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13.01 mins

Liberation of the Imagination Through the Liberation of the Self

France 24 News – Introduction by Liana Saleh

 

 

September 12, 2017
Featuring The Patrons Call

 

 

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4.13 mins

Arabic

Occupation is Like Rape – It Cannot be Justified

Deutsche Welle – Guest & Story

 

 

November 23, 2015
Interview by Samah Altaweel

 

 

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26.06 mins

Arabic with English subtitles

In The Darkroom With Steve Sabella

 

 

October, 2014

Directed & Produced by
Nadia Johanne Kabalan

 

 

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15.50 mins

 

 

The interview-based short film explores the creation process of recent works by the Jerusalem-born artist Steve Sabella. Having witnessed the construction of the Separation Wall in Palestine, Steve shares his views on the entanglements between art and politics that influence his work, which is characterised by fluidity, ongoing renewal and conversion. While the series Metamorphosis (2012) reveals the artist’s transformation after an internal and external conflict rooted in his experience of occupation, 38 Days of Re-collection (2013-2014) documents the excavation of a forgotten and re-imagined history of Jerusalem. By exploring a fragmented material history and reality, Steve seeks a visual language of his own that transcends restrictions and challenges borders.
The film accompanies the artist in the darkroom, the space that brings images and imagination to life.

 

“When you are in the darkroom, you don’t speak with anyone. The only thing you speak with is … art.”

 

 

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Past Screenings

 

Boston Palestine Film Festival, Boston, USA – October 24, 2015

 

The Eltiqa Group for Contemporary Art Gaza, Palestine, in collaboration with Windows on Gaza for Contemporary Art – April 11, 2015

 

The Arab Culture Association Haifa, Palestine – April 9, 2015

 

The French-German Cultural Center Ramallah, Palestine, in collaboration with the A.M. Qattan Foundation – April 8, 2015

 

Dar al-Kalima University College of Arts & Culture Bethlehem, Palestine – April 7, 2015 (view photos)

 

The Institut Français Jérusalem, Jerusalem, Palestine, in collaboration with The Educational Bookshop and Palestinian Art Court-Al Hoash – April 4, 2015

 

Berlin Independent Film Festival, Berlin, Germany – February 10, 2015 (view poster)

 

Al Jazeera International Documentary Film Festival Doha, Qatar, Oct 23 – 26, 2014

 

Independence at Meem Gallery, Dubai, UAE – daily from October 28 – December 6, 2014

 

Archaeology of the Future at The International Center of Photography Scavi Scaligeri, Verona, Italy – daily from October 8 – November 16, 2014

 

The Photographers’ Gallery, London, UK – October 16, 2014

The Eelectronic Intifada – Steve Sabella on the Liberation of the Self

 

 

June 23, 2017
By Linda Paganelli
Featuring the exhibition Fragments from our Beautiful Future

 

 

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3.44 mins

Fragments from our Beautiful Future Exhibtion Video

 

13 August, 2017
As part of the Fragments from our Beautiful Future exhibition
At The Bumiller Collection, Berlin, Germany
Conceived by A. S. Bruckstein House of Taswir

 

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4.21 mins

Fragments from our Beautiful Future – Exhibition teaser

 

May 19, 2017
By Manu Bruckstein
As part of the Fragments from our Beautiful Future exhibition
At The Bumiller Collection, Berlin, Germany
Conceived by A. S. Bruckstein House of Taswir

 

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2.03 mins

Archaeology of the Future – Exhibition teaser

 

 

October 8, 2014
By Box Art Gallery
As part of the Archaeology of the Future solo exhibition
At Centro Internazionale di Fotografia Scavi Scaligeri Verona in collaboration with Berloni Gallery, London and Box Art, Verona
Curated by Karin Adrian Von Roques

 

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2.39 mins


THE PARACHUTE PARADOX
BERLIN BOOK LAUNCH

 

 

October 18, 2016
At the Institute of Cultural Inquiry, Berlin

 

 

Including reading, discussion with Alya Sebti, director of ifa-Galerie Berlin, moderated by Dr. Almút Sh. Bruckstein, founder of Taswir Projects, Q&A and signing, in cooperation between ICI Berlin, Steve Sabella, ifa-Galerie and Taswir Projects

 

Learn more about The Parachute Paradox

ICI’s feature 

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1:29.21 mins


THE PARACHUTE PARADOX
LONDON BOOK LAUNCH

 

 

November 21, 2016
At the University of London, SOAS

 

 

Including a reading, discussion with Dr. Siba Aldabbagh and Professor Wen-Chin Ouyang, Q&A and signing, sponsored by the Centre for Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies (CCLPS), the Department of the Languages and Cultures of Near and Middle East (NME), and the Centre for Palestine Studies (CPS)

 

SOAS’ feature

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1:10.14 mins

TedX – Dare to Question My Name or
Where I Come From

 

 

September, 2012

 

 

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23.09 mins

 

AL JAZEERA – INSIDE STORY
Berlin Wall: Commemoration and Caution

 

 

November 2014
Host: Martine Dennis
Interview with Irwin Collier, Karin Lukas & Steve Sabella

 

 

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long version 24.59 mins
short version 8.46 mins
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Steve Sabella for FotoFest 2014

 

 

February 2014
Part of the 2014 FotoFest Biennial

 

 

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3.22 mins

 

Sketches of Sabella

 

 

November 2014
Edited by Davide Papetti
for the International Center of Photography
Scavi Scaligeri

 

 

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3.36 mins

 

Arts InSIght – Who Is Steve Sabella?

 

 

October 2014
Directed by Ernie Manouse
as part of the 2014 FotoFest Biennial
Featured on PBS’ Artworks

 

 

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3.53 mins

 

Kan Yama Kan

 

July 2007

 

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View featured artwork ‘Kan Yama Kan’ (to link)

Jerusalem in Exile

 

July 2007

 

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TV Documentary

 

2004

In Jerusalem 

Arabic with Hebrew subtitles

 

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TV Documentary

 

1998

 

View featured artwork ‘Search’