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Inscription for tomorrow (2014-2018)



Moving image installation, One channel screendance projection, sound, A monitor, a wooden sculpture, fabric, a mirror, and a prism Duration: 4:30 minutes, loop.


As an archaic practice, the Moroccan Jewish henna ceremony became an important tradition, as a rite of passage for making celebratory journeys. The video projection is constructed from a recording of a Moroccan Jewish ceremony performed by family members during henna preparation. The presentation of the film as an abstracted screendance sculpture asks us to move beyond the aesthetics of excess and cultural adaptation.

 

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