Images of ritual and dance collected online overlap to obscure one another in Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme’s video, which contemplates the erasure of images. Structured around surveillance footage of a 14-year-old Palestinian boy shot dead by Israeli forces, the film considers the circulation and value of image documents.

The other films show within Obstructed Landscape

Filmmaker
Basel Abbas, Ruanne Abou-Rahme
Country
Palestine
Year
2016
Medium
File
Length
10’
Language
no dialogue
Producer
Basel Abbas, Ruanne Abou-Rahme
Production Company
Abraaj Art Prize
Sales
Carroll/Fletcher
Editor
Basel Abbas, Ruanne Abou-Rahme