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31 Silent Encounters

8 min, HD Film, 2016

A non-linear conversation between a communist activist in prison and his wife in the 1950's. A present site specific mapping of the city is created based on the letters sent from the woman. The moving image is an architectural study of 1950's buildings, which have a significant importance in relation to politics and Egyptian identity at that time.
Alongside an archival display of authentic floor plans, maps and blueprints of 1950's buildings and a maquette model.

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