Video

Slippage

Excerpt

DV, Color, 12min, Stereo, Arabic/English - Produced by Ashkal Alwan, Lebanon 2007

Can we construct war experience narratives without any “war” images?
Filmed in 2006 during the July War between Lebanon and Israel, Slippage is an attempt to escape the feeling of imprisonment, to another space and time.​
 

Trying to take possession again of our lives, just like Ilya Kabakov’s “Man Who Flew into Space from his Apartment”, we will abandon this city leaving behind an 80cm hole in the roof of our home.



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