In Sabsabi’s practice this impulse is employed to question the regressive binaries that foster nationalism, tribalism, religious sectarianism, and the shallow, instrumentalist reasons for bigotry and intolerance. To engage with Sabsabi’s work is to witness a search for meanings and categories that pertain as much to the spiritual world as to the despair of our political moment.
Safdar Ahmed | Convergences—Spiritual & Political, the art of Khaled Sabsabi | 2018 | DOWNLOAD