Bassam Al-Sabah



Wandering, Wandering With a Sun on my Back

Illusions of Love Dyed by Sunset

Fenced Within the Silent Cold Walls

The dust carried me into the watchful summer

Swords don’t exist in nature

Soon after came the drums

Faces in the crowd












"Overture" is an an interview style video that is interlaced with clips from children’s cartoons and anime. The work deals with how the past is constantly reviewed to meet the present, when the childhood make-believe breaks down into the reality of adulthood.

Video on 2 JVC 10 inch monitors. Runtime 6.26 minutes, 2016