Forat Alhattab: Wonderbox

SITE

Hafsia

WONDERBOX: TALES OF THE OTHER HALF

The portable pop-up installation displays 29 drawings #TalesOfTheOtherHalf cards and their stories in off-center public places like Hafsia. The installation building on the historical entertainment tool, the wonder box / magic box (Sandouq 3jab, Sandouq el donya, Sandouq el forja) serves as moving exhibition carrying the postcards and their stories aiming to provoke interaction from the audience.

The cards are self-portrait documentation of the emotional state of the artist over 2 years in Tunisia. Forat Alhattab is a Berlin and Tunis-based Syrian artist and writer interested in the documentation of human behavior in the modern world. Her work focuses on cross-cultural solidarity and is built around audience interaction.

Funded by AFAC.