You Want It Darker
Silkscreen on velvet, latex rubber, fabric, 25*37"
You Want It Darker shares a significant thematic connection with Leonard Cohen's song of the same name. Both delve into themes of darkness, displacement, and the transformation of land and identity.
The exhausted, all in and shattered map(s) of Palestine overlapped here on several fabric surfaces. A desire to materially translate the displacement of the Palestinian land, a pattern of multiple shapes and times, and “what remains”. You Want It Darker centers a crop of an infographic section taken from an edge of a locally distributed map of Palestine, produced during the First Intifada by Dar Al-Jalil press, to inform the reshaping of the land or what remains within greater Palestine.