Girl is a black nurse, WB (“White Boy”) is her white friend: their friendship could be love and the LA artist Martine Syms recounts it through the visual language of social media, studying the relationship between images, identity, body, and society in the culture of black American women. A film about the difference between looking, being looked at, and remaining invisible.
Thoughts, sounds, words: what boundaries can contain the truth? Which barriers can hide an act of horror? In a world which raises walls to defend states, in a recording studio the Jordanian artist Lawrence Abu Hamdan weaves together acoustical interference and legal reports on human rights violations.
The world, its memory, the shimmering forms of conscience and the perceptive dynamics of reality: starting with an old woman’s absence of self, the Thai artist reflects on the narration of reality as though it were a fairytale about the existential breath of things.