Abstract

Three Posters plays with fiction and truth by offering a voyeuristic view of multiple takes of Jamal Sati's farewell video testimonial, recorded shortly before his suicide mission, and juxtaposing them with an actor's real-time testimonial. The videos consider the limits of truth and its representations, asking: Were the artists violating the sacred space of the martyr in order to critique the concept of martyrdom and the powers that nourish such ideologies?

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Additional Information

ISSN
1531-4715
Print ISSN
1054-2043
Pages
pp. 182-191
Launched on MUSE
2006-08-17
Open Access
No
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