Basma Alsharif Further than the eye can see
Farther than the eye can see
The Wexner Center's exhibition space for video, The Box features varied works shown in an intimate setting. The Box is located just across from the Wexner Center Store. Screenings run continuously seven days a week, the same hours as our ticket office (Mon–Wed: 9 AM–6 PM; Thu–Fri: 9 AM–8 PM; Sat: 10 AM–8 PM; Sun: 11 AM–6 PM).
A woman recounts her story of the mass exodus of Palestinians from Jerusalem in 1948, beginning with the arrival and ending with the departure. Moving backwards in time and through various landscapes, the video traces a decaying experience to a place that no longer exists. (13 mins., video)
Basma Alsharif is a visual artist who uses moving and still images, sound, and language to explore the anonymous individual in relation to political history and collective memory. Born in Kuwait of Palestinian origin, she received an MFA from the University of Illinois, Chicago, and has been working in Cairo, Beirut, and Amman since then. Her work has been shown in exhibitions and film festivals internationally.
Free for all audiences
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Greater Columbus Arts Council
The Columbus Foundation
Ohio Arts Council