<i>Mystical Protest</i>, 2011. On loan from Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo News

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The collective Slavs and Tatars ends a three-month residency at Saadiyat Island with an exhibition on princely grooming (Mystical Protest, 2011. On loan from Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo) Published online: 28 February 2015
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