HOME SWEET HOME Shatana
Jordan 2009

Publication and Video Work

is a multi-city art project and collaboration between Jeannette Gaussi and Youmna Chlala. The project examines the contemporary definition of emptiness and belonging and expands these notions into places that mark new forms of emptiness in contemporary culture.

As Lebanese and Afghan artists living in diaspora, home is an abstract, shifting and undefined concept. We are constantly locating ourselves. By inhabiting varied spaces, documenting the process of “really living”, and creating an archive, we insert and assert a reimagined definition of home.