Emily Jacir deploys the aesthetics of Conceptual art to explore issues of movement, resistance,
and citizenship. Though her methods-which include photo-text displays and museological
vitrines-appear cerebral, she imbues them with unexpected emotion, poetry, and human drama.
In highlighting the ways in which individual subjectivities are a function of political and historical
forces, Jacir has used her own experience as a Palestinian to create works that engage in