abu ali _2017_45 min.
MLA Philadelphia version SH _ english subtitles
The border tends to occupy the totality of the system and become center itself. Under the shadow of borders where control is out of control a new totalitarian order seems to grow expanding the non-being zone. Usually we listen about migration in terms of politics, economics, demographics, ... but rarely in terms of knowledge and wisdom; a wisdom of which we are truly needy.
This is a kind of videoessay by Abu Ali, with excerpts coming from very different footage: independent documentaries, film, commercials, propaganda, interviews,... all of them credit at the end of the video.
[only for educational purposes]... the beginning image is by the artis
This video essay is part of a lecture pointing key issues in its three chapters: The Colonial Trace, The Border as a Center, The non-being Zones, deColonial Voices.
It's a in progress project... the one here is the versión that was screened at OVNI 2016, CCCB Barcelona
March 2nd 2016
This video essay was possible thanks to:
OVNI Archives [Observatorio de Video No Identificado] _ desorg.org
Ru'a [Visions] a research project _ ru-a.org
With strong stimuli by
Zemos98 _ zemos98.org/
Unia _ ayp.unia.es/index.php
Palmar Alvarez; form Carlton College, Northfield, Minnesota