SEPIDEH MEHRABAN

THIS IS NOT PROPAGANDA

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EXHIBITION TEXT

Solo Exhibition

29.05.21 - 17.07.21

Stellenbosch

What distinguishes the migrant from the exile? Is it simply a matter of language, as émigré Russian Jewish poet Joseph Brodsky proposed at a literary conference on exile in 1987? The condition we call exile, insisted Brodsky, “is, first of all, a linguistic event”, one that produces a word