Monthly archive August, 2013
Chairs to Share?

Chairs to Share?

Footage on class ideology, power and democracy Chairs to Share is a private/public video art project motivated by the Canadian play Ten Chairs Share the Wealth. The play is a participatory performance that dramatizes the growing disproportion between the very rich and everyone else. Chairs to Share portrays a statistical truth of the increasingly unequal...
Land Mark

Land Mark

Contribution by Chamber of Public Secrets to Jordan International Art Symposium 2009 | Read article in Nafas Art Magazine
Salt & Pepper Sons

Salt & Pepper Sons

Conversation on migration, sub-identity and personal experiences in the Nordic countries with Texan writer Susan Guerra. Duration 30 min. Published by CPS 2004.
Psychic-dentity

Psychic-dentity

A site seeing into the inner personal/virtual identity in an interview assembly with one person on several identities with several identities. Video art. Duration 42 min. Produced for Minority Report 2004
Mohamed Ali Knockout Sausage

Mohamed Ali Knockout Sausage

Mohamed Ali Knockout Sausage The story of Mohamed Ali Zahre is a narrative of many like him who left their native countries to the West looking for better prospects. With his pioneer idea, a Halal Sausage Wagon, Mohamed Ali has managed to add a new controversy to the already inflamed debate on expatriatism / migration...
100% Punjabi

100% Punjabi

100% Punjabi The youngsters appearing in this footage reflect how they feel making up a particular fragment of the Danish social fabric. Would you believe it if we admitted to you that the footages are only representational and do not present reality? Would you believe that the views presented are the views of a tiny...
Orientity

Orientity

WOULD YOU ACCEPT AS TRUE that adoption is not synonymous with mercy but rather dehumanizing thousands of individuals? WOULD YOU ACCEPT AS TRUE the danification of adopted children is not integration but insistence of emptying a container that cannot be emptied? WOULD YOU ACCEPT AS TRUE that outer appearance is like a container that can...
3rd Guangzhou Triennial

3rd Guangzhou Triennial

‘The Middle East Channel’ at ‘Farewell to Colonialism’ focuses on how the region views and documents itself, primarily at the hands of its own cultural activists and video makers. The wider theme of the program is to be found in the notion of exploration, the search for characteristic independence and memory/history in contemporary audiovisual culture in the...
Green Talk

Green Talk

The first owner of the shop, Abu Ali Dawass, is today over 75. He still hangs around the Community House nearby and visits his old shop back stage, which he established in Copenhagen in the end of the 60s. The new owner, Abu Ahmed, is in constant contact with a variety of Arab websites on...
Al-Qadi´s Light

Al-Qadi´s Light

Al-Qadi´s Light is based on an interview with one of the last survivors of the massacre in Sabra and Shatila refugee camps in Beirut 1982. The film marks the 20 years memorial of the massacre. It tells the story of the Al-Qadi family which lost 15 family members in the massacre. The Qadis talk and...