BESIDES THE SEA

Beirut, 2009

Video-installation / 4 channel videos

12min loop

Synopsis:

Besides the Sea evokes the condition of vulnerability of Lebanese people everyday life. Nine Lebanese people videotaped in their everyday clothes sing a song underwater "Beside the Sea".

Crew:

Producer: Laila Hotait Salas
Sound editor: Ryan Dunn
Performing: Natalia Hotait, Rami Kanaan, Marwan, Ihab, Hussein, Rima, Casilda Sanchez, Julio Obelleiro, Sebastian Alvarez, Carolina Gonzalez, Shirin Mozzafari, Yoni Goldstein, Negin Sharifsadeh, Gonzalo Escobar, Karma Dabaghi, Reyad Ajour.
Location: Al beit . Mansour Aziz

Exhibited at:

University Galleries "Preferring the Fleeting Happiness on Earth" , Illinois State University, EEUU.
Zico House, "Apart from Beirut", Beirut, Lebanon, Dec 2009. Installation inside the Gallery and outside in two building facade.
Zolla Lieberman Gallery, "Second Stories", Chicago, USA, June-August 2009.
Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, USA, May, 2009.