1-channel video, colour, sound, 9:41 min.
Screen, shredded paper, headphones, stool
06. - 15.3.2020
The video is divided into two parts and contrasts two realities: the colored part leads us to al-Qaramous, where families, despite the difficult economic situation, continue to produce papyrus by hand, to safeguard an ancient cultural heritage. The black and white part of the video documents my visit to ‹Pharaonic Village›, founded in 1955 by Hassan Ragad for educational purposes, and now, due to the excessive ticket price, it has become a fun park for tourists and a few privileged.
Credits: © Patricia Jacomella Bonola © Dominik Zietlow