Born in Jerusalem, Sansour studied Fine Art in Copenhagen, London and New York. Her work is interdisciplinary, immersed in the current political dialogue and utilises video art, photography, experimental documentary, the book form and the internet.
Beatrice Gibson (b.1978) is an artist and film maker based in London. Investigating ideas around voice, speech, collective production and the problems of representation, her films deploy notation and conversation as paradigms for their production.
Neil Beloufa (1985, Paris) studied at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts (ENSBA) and the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs (ENSAD) in Paris, and in Le Fresnoy - National Studio for Contemporary Arts
Influenced by philosophy and science, American-born artist and filmmaker Reynold Reynolds works primarily with 16mm and Super 8mm film as an art medium. He has developed a common film grammar based on transformation, consumption and decay. Reynolds' depictions frequent disturbed psychological and physical themes, increasingly provoking the viewer's participation and dismay. He was awarded the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in 2003 and in 2004 he was invited to The American Academy in Berlin. He has received numerous awards, including the Distinction Award at transmediale.09.
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In Transit is a travelogue of a journey through space and time, composed of subjective impressions of the present and childhood memories of the past. Filmed during a trip across Romania in the year of its EU accession, the monologue reflects on the meaning of post-communist transition, the processes through which history is being rewritten.
Visually In Uranias resembles a cinematic diary, and it documents a journey through Iran and the USA in early 2007. The text for the voice - over narration comes from a collaboration with Iranian-American artist Sara Rahbar.
Not enough night is a swan song for bygone hipsters, who longed for more 'life' amid the coming storm of the post-World War II suburbs, shopping malls and the lonely existence of the solitary consumer.