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Black Friday

Fans of George A. Romero’s zombie flicks will appreciate Sophia Al-Maria’s anti-capitalist video installation, Black Friday. Borrowing effects from the post-apocalyptic genre, the artist presents hypnotic images of Qatari shopping malls accompanied by eerie voiceovers and a booming soundtrack.

She likens shopping centres to sacred temples, where the push and pull of American-style consumerism in the Gulf is played out.

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