Notions of Exile ︎︎︎
In 2020, Faride Mereb sent out 300 Venezuelan passport facsimiles and invited artists around the world to turn this document into an artist book. This project was part of a larger series of exhibitions for the Washington Project for the Arts co-curated by Faride Mereb and Fabiola Delgado.
︎ Keep Everything in PerspectiveMixed media using an inherited memory and unsolicited advice shows the Vlora ship carrying tens of thousands of Albanian refugees to Bari, Italy on 08 August 1991. The inherited memory has been redacted and pasted into a passport facsimile.
Here is is shown scanned atop a marbled photograph of two Albanian farmers on the Dajt mountains picking the fruit of their trees.