Emii Alrai, Passing of the Lilies, 2021. Commissioned for Jerwood Solo Presentations 2021, supported by Jerwood Arts. Installation view at Jerwood Space. Photo: Anna Arca.
Emii Alrai, Passing of the Lilies, 2021. Commissioned for Jerwood Solo Presentations 2021, supported by Jerwood Arts. Installation view at Jerwood Space. Photo: Anna Arca.

Reading List: Emii Alrai

The Jerwood Solo Presentations 2021 artists have each put together a reading list to share some of the research, ideas and inspirations that have fed into their commissions. This list accompanies Emii Alrai’s installation Passing of the Lilies which is located in Gallery 1.

 

Books:

The Archaeology of Death in the Ancient Near East: Proceedings of the Manchester Conference, 16th-20th December 1992, Stuart Campbell and Anthony Green, 1995

Archaeology and the Senses: Human Experience, Memory, and Affect (Topics in Contemporary Archaeology), Yannis Hamilakis, 2015

Archaeology Under Fire: Nationalism, Politics and Heritage in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East, Lynn Meskell, 1998

The Graven Image: Representation in Babylonia and Assyria (Archaeology, Culture, and Society), Zainab Bahrani, 2003

Art and Empire: Treasures from Assyria in the British Museum, J. E. Curtis, 1995

Performing Death: Social Analyses of Funerary Traditions in the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean: 3 (Oriental Institute Seminars), Nicola Laneri, 2007

Cities and the Shaping of Memory in the Ancient Near East, Ömür Harmanşah, 2015

Ur: The City of the Moon God, Harriet Crawford, 2015