Jayce Salloum

*1958, Kelowna, Canada. Lives and works in Vancouver, Canada.

Jayce Salloum has been working with installation, photography, video, mixed media, text, and performance art since 1977, as well as curating exhibitions, conducting workshops and coordinating cultural projects. After 22 years living and working in the US, in 1997 he moved to Vancouver, Canada where he has been based ever since. His work takes place in a variety of contexts both locally and globally, critically engaging the representation and actualization of social manifestations and political realities. A media arts philosopher and cultural activist, Salloum has lectured and exhibited throughout the world.

Untitled part 3b as if

untitled part 3b: (as if) beauty never ends.. / Lebanon-Canada / 11'22 / 4:3

An elegaic response to the Palestinian dispossession. Raw footage from post massacre filmings from 1982 at Sabra and Shatilla refugee camps in Lebanon is intercut with poetic images of nature and a voice over of a 1948 Palestinian refugee recounting the rubble of his home in Palestine.