The Incidental Insurgents, Part 3: When the fall of the dictionary leaves all words lying in the streets
Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme
Commissioned for SB12, this work comprises a four-channel video installation driven by an experimental audio track.
For The Trespassers, Mariam Ghani hired Afghan-Americans who had previously worked as translators for the US military in Afghanistan, translating documents related to US military prisons in Afghanistan.
Translated from Arabic, the phrase reads ‘The wider the vision, the narrower the statement’ and is by the Sufi writer Al Naffari.