The New World
evokes the history of the first waves of Arab immigrants to the United States, beginning in the 1880s, through elements drawn from the archives of the Faris and Yamna Naff Arab American Collection at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington DC.
For the Cosmopolis #1
exhibition at Centre Pompidou, Foundland
presents the first episode of The New World
. The installation incorporates a map and a video narrating the travels of Amer and Sana Khaddaj, Lebanese musicians of Palestinian origin who migrated to the United States in 1947.