Amman

Being (in) Public: <br>Republic of Body (Pt. 2)

Being (in) Public:
Republic of Body (Pt. 2)

by Rosana Elkhatib This is part two of an essay about spatial and bodily agency in Amman. Here I recount the circumstances of Republic of Body, my own curatorial project which took place in Amman last November. By directly interfacing with a bureaucracy in flux, I tested how art can interject in the continued enforcement […]


Being (in) Public: <br>Spatial Agency in Amman (Pt. 1)

Being (in) Public:
Spatial Agency in Amman (Pt. 1)

by Rosana Elkhatib This is an essay in two parts about spatial and bodily agency in Amman, Jordan. The first, below, explores the policing of bodies in public spaces and what it means to exist in public in an evolving Arab city, where arts and cultural development is attempting to transform an increasingly censored urban […]