Inas Halabi’s exhibition, We No longer Prefer Mountains, opened at the Showroom (London) at the end of 2022, as part of the second edition of Mophradat’s Consortium Commissions 2020/2022.
We No Longer Prefer Mountains
Preview: 25 October, 2022 at 6.30pm to 8:30pm
26 October until 17 December, 2022
We No Longer Prefer Mountains is a single-screen film installation in which Inas reflects upon the particular political and social condition of the Druze community living in occupied Palestine, taking individual and personal stories as a point of departure. Weaving together intimate engagements with members of the community in shared domestic spaces and outdoor environments, the film explores how the inner politics of the Druze have been reconfigured and reshaped as a result of the establishment of Israel in 1948. The installation will evoke the mountain as a main protagonist of the film, with visitors ascending and descending a tiered structure, mirroring the ascent and descent of Mount Carmel. A second iteration of this exhibition will be held at De Appel in Amsterdam in Spring 2023. You can read more about Inas’ work and exhibition at The Showroom here.
Inas Halabi (b. 1988, Palestine) is an artist and filmmaker from Jerusalem. She lives and works between Palestine and the Netherlands, and her practice is concerned with how social and political forms of power are manifested and the impact that suppressed or overlooked histories have on contemporary life.