BLÅTIME SOL, 2020, 5:50 minutes, single channel video for projection. Film, performance, edit by Rachel Wolfe. Original soundtrack by Mehmet Dogu. Sun video, clay sculpture, and text by Mudi Hachim. This film was made possible by the support of AiR Kjerringøy, Bodø Kommune, KORO, and Kulturrådet.
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2021 Film Festivals: Prague International Film Festival; New York Tri-State Film Festival, Award Winner, Pure Magic International Film Festival, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; ISAFF International Symbolic Film Festival, St. Petersburg, Russia; Fullshot Film Festival; The World We Live In, Groningen, Netherlands
The Sun’s Traveling
As a dream, the screen technology transmits the sun. The transmission of light over great distances evokes a memory of the first moment the sun enters our lives. This warmth resides within us forever. The video consists of transmitting a video of sunlight through another video filmed during twilight in Nevelsfjord. The clay bowl used in this work contains writing from texts originating from The Epic of Gilgamesh (the sun within you). The four sections drawn represent stages of a revelation, or rotation around the sun.