The edge of the cloud
This video art comes in two versions:
a) Video screening: one-channel video art.
b) video installation: a two-channel video installation.
This is a story about war victims and the reaction of the people all around the world on social media regarding such matters. The story is narrated through subtitles by an imaginary character based on the most liked photo on the social media of “Ailan Kurdi” who drowned into the sea as a result of fleeing war in their homeland. The photo had the most reactions on social media and was shared thousands of times at the time. The story connects the wars of all times including some Iran-Iraq war memories by the artist.
The two-channel video installation comes with a series of photos from online resources. The main story is being told in the first channel, while on the second channel the audience is watching the very same story in a dark room that resembles inside of a dark theatre.