The Dead Weight of a Quarrel Hangs: Documents from The Atlas Group Archive

(c) Walid Raad

(c) Walid Raad

In 1979, Walid Raad formed The Atlas Group to catalogue the contemporary history of Lebanon with a focus on the Civil War that was so formative to the artist's youth. In The Dead Weight of a Quarrel Hangs, The Atlas Group presented photographic and video documents that spoke to the heterogeneous nature of war and its impact upon one society. The exhibition included two performance-lectures by Walid Raad.

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Frieze Review [PDF]
New York Times Review [PDF]
New York Times Metro Section Article [PDF]
Press Release [PDF]
Village Voice Review [PDF]
Exhibition Checklist [PDF]
Time Out New York Review [PDF]
Lecture Announcement [PDF]
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