Producer: Janja Kralj
North Sudan, Merowe Dam. Abu Salma, a seasonal worker from Darfur, spends his days laboring in a mud-brick quarry and his nights erecting a structure out of mud in secret. One night, his creation mysteriously disappears. Soon, strange occurrences begin to take place and Abu Salma begins to get the uneasy feeling that someone—or something—is watching him....
Category: Visual Arts
Can science teach us something about the nature of change? In a moment where the region is on a turning point and events are moving faster than one can grasp, perhaps the much slower and visually evident pace of geological movement can shed light on the question: how can we deal with a reality that is constantly morphing? And how do artists in particular deal with representing change? This project turns towards geology and the study of earthquakes in Lebanon as a subject that could open to many sub-readings and interpretations about the situation of the country today