Cross-border. Contemporary Female Artists from the Arabian Mediterranean Region brings together the work of 18 women whose art incorporates the repercussions of national and social conflicts in their countries. The selection of artworks focuses on the subject of borders, embracing individual, cultural, political and territorial aspects. The exhibition reveals the complex connection between Arabic tradition and Western influence. The show’s participants include Arwa Abouon, Lara Baladi, Anna Boghiguian, Yto Barrada, Zoulikha Bouabdellah, Diana El Jeiroudi, Rana ElNemr and Reem Ghazzi.
ZKM Centre for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany, until 8 September 2013.