RADIUS 1 & 2
MARTYRS & IDOLS
FAMILY PORTRAITS (photograph, extract) by Ibrahim Quraishi
M PORTRAITS
ANIMAL V
ISLAMIC VIOLINS
THE CITIZENS (photograph, extract) by Ibrahim Quraishi
LA LIBERTE GUIDANT LE PEUPLE
WILD LIFE
DREAMING ARIZONA (video still, extract) by Ibrahim Quraishi
LOST CODES (video still, extract) by Ibrahim Quraishi

RADIUS 1 & 2
2016. Double-channel video-work. Radius 1 (5:08 min.) & Radius 2 (5:05 min.)

RADIUS 1, by Ibrahim Quraishi (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)

RADIUS 2, by Ibrahim Quraishi (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)

 
Radius 1 & 2
are shot to transform reality into a series of fictional surreal orders from their own literal and over wrought heaviness. Above the ground, sailing through the factual, fictional necessity of our current military conflicts and rebellions that are raging from places as far as Yemen, Bahrain, Syria and Iraq. These images only discern a sense of tranquility through the prism of a serene silence and an aerial parody, where the notion of life is presented in terms of pure abstraction and calmness. In these supposedly cordoned off terrains of our un-named anonymous secret military villages, bases and compounds comes across as vast contrasts to the crusting gruelling Arabian Desert, to be witnessed by an occasional car chase, like a clichéd Hollywood thriller .
 

RADIUS 1 & 2, video-still by Ibrahim Quraishi

Video still: RADIUS 1 & 2, by Ibrahim Quraishi (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)
RADIUS 1 & 2, video-still by Ibrahim Quraishi

Video still: RADIUS 1 & 2, by Ibrahim Quraishi (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)
RADIUS 1 & 2, video-still by Ibrahim Quraishi

Video still: RADIUS 1 & 2, by Ibrahim Quraishi (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)
RADIUS 1 & 2, video-still by Ibrahim Quraishi

Video still: RADIUS 1 & 2, by Ibrahim Quraishi (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)
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