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Shadi Habib Allah – The King and the Jester

Shadi Habib Allah, “The King and the Jester,” Single-channel video, 2010

File this blog post under ‘better late than never’: Shadi Habib Allah’s solo exhibition at Reena Spaulings last fall was given a glowing writeup in the New Yorker: “a lyrical vérité video by a young Palestinian artist about, of all things, a Miami auto-body shop…Habib Allah trails his subjects with a fly-on-the-wall, gimlet-eyed humanism worthy of Frederick Wiseman, unearthing significance in the humdrum incidents of the everyday.”