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In the Future they Ate from the Finest Porcelain

010_00 / 6 May 2016

In this commission, Larissa Sansour and Soren Lind's rebel leader from their 2016 film In the Future they Ate from the Finest Porcelain has an extended consultation with her psychiatrist. They speak about myth, counter-myth and mythmaking in the context of nationhood – as the rebel leader or 'narrative terrorist' explains her attempts to counter the narrative advantage of the rulers of an unnamed state to establish a new narrative on behalf of her people.


About the author

Larissa Sansour and Soren Lind

Larissa Sansour Born in Jerusalem, Sansour studied Fine Art in Copenhagen, London and New York. Her work is interdisciplinary, immersed in the current political dialogue and utilises video, photography, installation and sculpture. Sansour's work has featured in the biennials of Istanbul, Busan and Liverpool. She has exhibited at venues such as Tate Modern, London; Brooklyn Museum, NYC; Centre Pompidou, Paris; LOOP, Seoul; Queen Sofia Museum, Madrid; Louisiana Museum of Contemporary Art, Denmark; House of World Cultures, Berlin and MOCA, Hiroshima.  Recent solo shows include Lawrie Shabibi in Dubai, Anne de Villepoix in Paris, Photographic Center in Copenhagen, Montoro 12 in Rome, Sabrina Amrani in Madrid, Kulturhuset in Stockholm and DEPO in Istanbul.

Sansour lives and works in London.


Soren Lind (b. 1970) is a Danish author. He writes children's books and literary fiction. With a background in philosophy, Lind wrote books on mind, language and understanding before turning to fiction. He has pusblished a novel and two collections of short stories as well as four children's books. In addition to his literary production, Lind is also a visual artist and writes short film scripts.


Lind lives and works in London.