Reason's Oxymorons

Kader Attia, French, born 1970



18 films and installation of cubicles


Overall: 21 5/8 × 103 1/8 × 184 1/4 in. (55 × 262 × 468 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through a gift from Evelyn A. and William B. Jaffe, Class of 1964H, by exchange



Place Made: France, Europe


21st century

Object Name

Time Based Media

Research Area

Time Based Media

Not on view

Exhibition History

Kader Attia: Reason's Oxymorons, Hood Downtown, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 5–March 18, 2018.


Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2017.

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