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30 Jan – 9 Feb 2025

Larissa Sansour

Larissa SANSOUR (1973, Israel) was born in Jerusalem and studied Fine Art in Copenhagen, London and New York. Her interdisciplinary work is a mix of political dialogue and references from film and pop culture, such as sci-fi and horror, with which she tries to break stereotypes about ethnicity. Sansour makes films, installations, graphic novels and sculptures. Her work has been shown worldwide.


(selection) Tank (2003, short), Rotor Blades (2004, instal), Bethlehem Bandolero (2005, short), Happy Days (2006, short), Soup over Bethlehem – Mloukhieh (2006, short), Land Confiscation Order 06/24/T (2007, short), Run Lara Run (2008, short), Sbara (2008, short), A Space Exodus (2009, short), Falafel Road (2010, short, web), Trespass the Salt (2011, instal), Nation Estate (2013, short), In the Future They Ate from the Finest Porcelain (2015, short, co-dir), In Vitro (2019, short), As If No Misfortune Had Occurred in the Night (2022, short, co-dir)

Larissa Sansour at IFFR

  • As If No Misfortune Had Occurred in the Night

    Steeped in black and white, Palestinian soprano Nour Darwish confronts conflict, maternal loss, and intergenerational sorrow.

    • Short & Mid-length
  • Nation Estate

    Last year, Larissa Sansour presented Trespass the Salt. Now she is back, shedding her light on the ‘Middle East conflict’ with an intriguing science f

    • Spectrum Shorts
  • In the Future They Ate from the Finest Porcelain

    A narrative resistance group tries to change the history and fate of its people in the future by manipulating its past through underground porcelain d

    • Picture Palestine
  • Trespass the Salt

    An investigation of the nuanced relationship of Europe and the Middle East through a fictitious and lavish feast, where humour and the grotesque conve

    • Signals: Power Cut