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Hale Tenger, Cross Section, 1996

2-channel similtaneous video projection, separate audio voice-over

16 mins 10 sec

Stuart Morgan discusses the themes of migration found in many of the works at the 1996 Manifesta. Hale Tenger's video installation "Cross-section" recounts her difficulties in trying to apply for a visa to leave her country. Frightening in its sheer ordinariness, the installation confirms the importance of the right to cross boundaries.

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