Emily Jacir

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Emily Jacir (Arabic: املي جاسر‎, born 1970 in Bethlehem) is a Palestinian artist.[1] She uses movies, photography, video and performance art. Her work was first shown in 1994. Since then, it has been shown in exhibitions around the Americas, Europe and the Middle East.[2] It is held in museums in Italy, Palestine, England, San Francisco, and several museums in New York.

Jacir won the Golden Lion for artists under 40 (French: Leone d'Oro a un artista under 40) at the Venice Biennale in October 2007.[3][4][5] She also won the Prince Claus Award in 2007.[6] In 2008, the won the annual Hugo Boss Prize.[7]

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