16. Walid Raad

Raad's work includes photographs, videos, and written essays. His 1999 invention, the fictive collective The Atlas Group (consisting of only Raad himself), investigates the contemporary history of Lebanon. The Atlas Group's investigations are concerned with collective history and trauma, and as such they "produced and found several documents including notebooks, films, videotapes, photographs and other objects." These documents eventually came to form The Atlas Group Archive.

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Above: The Atlas Group (1989—2004), 2008