The origin of the world

Gilbert Hage

Gilbert Hage intervenes with a staged photograph that references the most censored artwork of all times by Gustave Courbet. The path of the artwork says a lot about the mechanisms of self-censorship that maintain a necessary balance between prohibition and transgression, erotic pulses and social control.

Date: 2016

Location: Al-Akhbar newspaper

Medium: Publication

Material: N/A

Section: Contemporary

Duration: Ephemeral

Tags:  Site-specific Intervention

Framework: Works on Paper

Authorizations: N/A

Commissioner: APEAL & Temporary Art Platform