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A Ruler

Return, Hakim Jamain, 2012. Acrylic, 18 x 5 x 0.5 cm, 18 x 3 x 0.5 cm, 13 x 6 x 0.5 cm, 18 x 3 x 0.5 cm

Palestinians arrived in diaspora, Kuwait with keys of the homes they thought they would return to. However as time on the ruler progressed, incomes and lifestyle demands did too. Keys to new homes and cars in Kuwait were now the status quo. The return key to Kuwait became their preoccupation, after the ruler ended. The return key arrow is from left to right, as used on an Arabic keyboard. Basic computer was arabized in Kuwait by a Kuwaiti company, Sakhr.

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