The Institute of Modern Art (IMA) presents new film commission The Sleepwalkers by Rana Hamadeh (DAI, 2009)

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The Institute of Modern Art (IMA) begins its 2016 exhibition program begins with a major commission by Beirut-born, Rotterdam-based artist Rana HamadehThe Sleepwalkers is the latest chapter in her project Alien Encounters (2011–ongoing). This immersive filmed play departs from the story of the infamous Egyptian serial-killer sisters Raya and Sakina Ali Hamam. It is the result of an exciting co-commission by the IMA, The Showroom, London, and Nottingham Contemporary with Flat Time House, London, and Primary, Nottingham. Hamadeh's recent exhibitions include Agitationism, Eva International, Limerick; A Needle Walks into a Haystack, 8th Liverpool Biennial; and Here and Elsewhere, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York (all 2014).

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