Artist Interview: Khaled Jarrar and the State of Palestine
Welcome to palestine- welcomed us Khaled Jarrar at the 7th Berlin Bienal, after he stamped our passports with a ´State of Palestine` visa stamp. This stamp is designed by Jarrar himself. Up until today Jarrar has stamped passports around the world, including stamping actions in Belgrade, Berlin, Bethlehem, Brescia/Italy, Ghent, Paris, Prague, Ramallah and of course, in Mechelen at the NEWTOPIA exhibition.
Now, in Oslo, he will perform the passport stamping action for the last time, taking the stamp to the Norwegian Nobel Institute after the last stamping action. He will destroy the passport stamp at the doorsteps of the Norwegian Nobel Institute on Friday, 28 September at 17.30. More infos about this performance you will find here: official Eventpage on Facebook: State of Palestine- Khaled Jarrar.
At the 7th Berlin Bienal, he talked with us about his Passport Stamping Art-Action: