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"Abdul Rahman Katanani," the artist's latest solo show at Agial Art Gallery, features five elaborate mixed media installations, all of which reference the struggles of his fellow Palestinian refugees, all using barbed wire.Beneath the multitude of intricately knitted wires found in these pieces, Katanani incorporates pieces from felled olive trees.It's agonizing to think that Katanani apparently did not use gloves when wrapping the innumerable strands of barbed wire used to construct this work.The work in "Abdul Rahman Katanani" is distinctive for the skill with which the artist juxtaposes media with message – using the stuff of Palestinians' contemporary reality to depict the tropes of Palestinian nationalism – and does so to make strikingly salable objects.
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