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Malala Andrialavidrazana

Malala Andrialavidrazana is a Madagascar-born artist. She lives and works in Paris. Most recently, her work has been featured in the exhibition Global(e) Resistance at the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (2020–21). Moreover, she is a participant in the group exhibition Europa Oxalà opening this October at the Musée des civilisations de l’Europe et de la Méditerranée (MUCEM), Marseille and traveling to the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon in 2022 and the AfricaMuseum, Tervuren, Belgium through 2023.

A Time of One’s Own: The Struggle Against One-sided Narratives of History

The relationship to time escapes me regularly, and vice versa, due to a chronic desynchronization—an incompatibility of cruising speeds, even—that I experience in my ordinary quotidian life and in my artistic practice. Moreover, the gap between the measurement and the evaluation of time varies significantly according to cultures, eras, and perspectives, and is also reflected in elements of language and in current prejudices that consist, in particular, of praising the strong allure of the great powers as opposed to celebrating slowness.


The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2023

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