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Jordan Nassar

Born in 1985, New York City, United States

Lives and works in New York City, United States


Jordan Nassar is interested in using craft and embroidery to unpick and restitch notions of ethnicity, heritage and identity. He adopts the geometric patterning found in traditional Palestinian embroidery, giving it a contemporary inflexion tinged with nostalgia. The landscapes Nassar stitches are distinctly utopian, ideals of homeland that are imagined by those who have never travelled there, those who can never travel there, or for those for whom home is a distant, rose-tinted memory. The brig...Read more