In the words of the art critic Philippe Dagen, “Émeric Lhuisset is a kind of artist we haven’t seen in a dozen years . . . . For lack of a better word, he could be compared to artists historians.” To tackle the strategic question of water in the Middle East—a region Lhuisset is well familiar with, since he has worked there for 13 years—and particularly in Iraq, the artist has combined the climatic, geo-political, historical, and aesthetic perspectives.
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