Besma Ben Said

Untitled, 2016

Video, 4:21 min. (on USB stick)
Collection Fotomuseum Winterthur, acquisition with funds from Odinga Picenoni Hagen AG
Inv. no. 2017-001-006
© © Besma Ben Said

Besma Ben Said
b. 1987 (Breda, NL/Tangier, MA), lives and works in Brussels, BE and Tangier, MA

When a wall is built, it inevitably articulates and hierarchises the space around it. Dutch artist Besma Ben Said focuses on the wall – as a vivid metaphor for separation – in her series Constraining Logics, which addresses topics such as the refugee crisis and immigration issues.