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  • Moataz Nasr

    Galleria Continua | San Gimignano

    Two video projectors transmit different scenes onto opposite sides of a screen: On one side, a group of youths struggle to put on T-shirts despite each garment’s hole for the head having been sewn shut; on the other side, a young man with a tattooed torso frantically scales a rocky desert peak and cries out skyward. These are the subjects of Two Faces of a Coin, 2008, by Egyptian artist Moataz Nasr. Three other likeminded works were included in “A Memory Fills with Holes,” the artist’s fourth solo show in Italy: Propaganda, 2008, a series of naive-looking embroideries showing scenes of modern

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