On location

“Rehlat el Seman/The journey of the bird/Fågelns flytt”

I wanted to pose questions on borders immaterial, as well as physical, concerned with who are allowed to travel or not. My artistic subject matter was here formulated by building a large-scale birds nest filled with raw cotton on an abandoned Cairo roof top and through this process interacting directly with local conditions. The nest could host about 6 grownups or more youngsters…

Realised within the On location workshop and exhibition at the Townhouse Gallery in Cairo 2003.

Foto: Heba Farid

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