Samar Al-Khudhairi
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the pain of homecoming is a series of performances with objects collected from Baghdad through the artists extensive research connecting with Iraqis based in Baghdad at present and Iraqis of the diaspora who embody the memory of the past. Performances explore the disembodiment of identity without a place and the connection through objects experienced as a symptom of diaspora playing on the obbvious and entering an area of dark humor.