Gulnara Kasmalieva and Muratbek Djumaliev
In their collaboratively-produced video installations, Muratbek Djumaliev and Gulnara Kasmalieva explore the contemporary political and economic realities of former Soviet States such as their homeland of Kyrgyzstan.
In Männergeschichten, or Male Stories, a man sits for a shave in a Turkish barbershop. A caged bird chirps and local music plays in the background.
The Three Disappearances of Soad Hosni is an attempt to tell the story of Soad Hosni, one of Egypt’s most famous film stars who starred in eighty-two feature films between 1959 and 1991.
In Gravity and Others, Ogbourne explores narrative and our familiarity of the given exploited genre, a new avenue for him.
Shahrazad is an experimental video work that explores the sensations of waiting and feeling trapped in a stagnant, cyclical routine, both of which are considered characteristic elements of the Palestinian situation.