Jalal Toufic | the artist

The artist Jalal Toufic
Born 1962, Beirut, Lebanon.
Lives and works in Beirut, .

Style and technique of the artist: Video, Documenta Kassel, Writing, Sharjah Biennale,

Jalal Toufic artworks on eBay
Original artworks, prints, exhibition posters, monographs, books, collectibles.

2011 Sharjah Biennial Prize

Biography and art, auction, artworks, interview, statement, website:

Writer, film theorist, and video artist.

Ashura’; or, Torturous Memory as a Condition of Possibility of an Unconditional Promise

<p>Walid Raad & Jalal Toufic:<br /> The Withdrawal of Tradition<br /> Past a Surpassing Disaster</p>

Interview with the artist

The Lebanese artist Jalal Toufic investigates the multiple relations between language and culture and how culture deals with collective memory. As author, film theoretician, and video artist, he shifts smoothly between the media and their specific forms of expression, and is regarded as a representative of a new, intellectual art scene in Beirut. Many of his video works are concerned in a differentiated fashion with psychological or religious phenomena…