"Brevity is the soul of wit" - Hamlet

"Technology is a trickster and it has been so since the first culture hero taught the human tribe how to spin wool before he pulled over our eyes..."
- Erik Davis, TechGnosis

 

The private lives of immigrants remain a mystery to the average Canadian. Salt Spilled is the first in a series of video installations that attempt to break open the walls between communities -- quite literally. A looping video unveils the intimate moments of a group of Middle Eastern friends. Through a seemingly transparent wall, Salt Spilled invited us to peer into neighbouring moments that would otherwise remain (whisper) under wraps. Do come, but, shhhh…don’t tell anyoneee…

Curated for Nuit Blanche: Les Rues Des Refusés 2014.

“I'm no prophet. My job is making windows where there were once walls.” - Michel Foucault