Castles made of sand...or rather, couscous
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Castles made of sand...or rather, couscous

The Guggenheim Museum in New York City has launched a new exhibition featuring the works of 17 artists from the Middle East and North Africa.

Called But a Storm is Blowing from Paradise, which comes from a poem by Walter Benjamin who fled the Nazis, the show is meant to highlight the connection between politics and perception.

The BBC looks at three of the pieces on display, and asks the artists what it means to be showing their work in the current political climate in the US.

Film by Anna Bressanin.

  • 17 May 2016
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