(photo courtesy Walid Raad)
art critic Jerry Saltz as "more of a social scientist." His art â or documentation or proposal, depending upon your perspective â treats the more conceptual notion of the various ways history is written with looks at hostage-taking, car bombs, the Arab-Israeli conflict, contemporary Lebanese history and the Lebanese civil wars. This week, Atlanta-based art magazine Art Papers sponsors ART PAPERS LIVE! WALID RAAD, which includes a screening Tues., NOV. 6, and a talk Wed., Nov. 7, by the Cooper Union professor. Free. Screening: 8 p.m. Emory University, White Hall, 301 Dowman Drive, Room 206. Lecture: 7 p.m. Room 208. 404-588-1837. www.artpapers.org.
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