Collective action- installation of the Melfas in Exarchia Square, an action that resulted from the workshop Después del Futuro/ ب دع الم س تقبل /After the Future led by Jose Iglesias G Arenal and Charo Romero Donaire in clooaboration with the autonomous "House of Refugees". The works were produced in the Tindouf camp in Algeria by a group of young Saharawi females, sculptural paintings usually used as dresses. These pieces work as collective portraits, landscapes or impossible flags. We install them creating an architectural installation as a proposal for a future cartography.Read More
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WESTERN : SAHARA" by Left Hand Rotation collective. Interventional screening in Exarchia square in the context of "To The Future Public : Después del Futuro / بعد المستقبل / After the Future / Μετά το μέλλον" in collaboration with the assembly of the autonomous "House of Refugees".
WESTERN: SAHARA documented the pre-production of an audiovisual participatory project at Saharawi refugee camps in Tindouf Algeria. From the trailer as part of media coverage participants imagine a western movie about the creation of the Saharawi state.
Abidin Kaid Saleh is the only cinema school that exists in a context of a refugee camp. Their existence confirms the commitment of the Saharawi people in cinema as a tool for creating self-representative images, for their ability to describe the present, to create collectively what in the future will be history, as a weapon against the media oblivion, in their struggle for self-determination.Read More