Tayaran (flight) aims to reclaim a proper public and political space for the role of migrant women within the ritual of mourning in regions of conflict and in exile. The video intends to extract a reality that is often neglected: daily survival is in and of itself an act of resistance; by allowing a vocalized and concrete expression of public mourning, survival signifies not succumbing to the ultimate fate imposed upon one’s given social status, class, gender and family disposition.

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