Samar Al-Khudhairi
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Baghdad is an Idea explores the artists various investigations and experiments with Baghdad's past and present, engaging visitors in the activation and reactivation of of mediated content.

Through the speculation on the simplest form of oral history, to modern day sharing of impermanent visual narratives this work confronts the viewer with the ideology of mediated communication between the cloistered worlds of diasporic individuals to their homeland while incorporating physical objects of the past-present.

This work presents a series of portals to Baghdad through various windows of exploration of making sense of the physical place and conceptual space of Iraq.