This book was published alongside the exhibition Bagdad mon amour at Institut des Cultures d’Islam, Paris (23 March-29 August 2018), presenting the artists Sherko Abbas, Latif Al Ani, Resmi Al Kafaji, Ali Assaf, Salam Atta Sabri, Julien Audebert, Dia Azzawi, Joanne Farchakh-Bajjaly, Himat, Hanaa Malallah, Mehdi Moutashar, Mosul Eye Bureau, Michael Rakowitz, Jewad Selim, Lorna Selim, Walid Siti, Sharif Waked, Ala Younis.
About the Editor
Morad Montazami is an art historian and curator. His research interests are cosmopolitan modernisms and histories of the avant-garde in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean and North Africa.
About the Publisher
With a variety of formats, monograph, thematic or collective books, Zamân Books publications (historically born out of a generation of marxists and postcolonial intellectuals) cultivate a spirit of activist/archivist. Committed to the general fieldwork study of Arab, African and Asian modernities, our books seek to constitute authentic data and theoretical tools; at the service of an emancipated history of visual arts, their geographical and conceptual journeys. Eventually to play the role of an interface between different spheres of knowledge and art theory: academic knowledge, artistic knowledge, vernacular knowledge, digital knowledge