Film installations
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Freedom of Movement, film still, 2017
Freedom of Movement, film still, 2017
Freedom of Movement, film still, 2017
Freedom of Movement, film still, 2017
Freedom of Movement, film still, 2017
Freedom of Movement, film still, 2017

Freedom of Movement

3 channel video installation, HD, 9:45 min, 2017

Evoking the Olympic marathon from Rome 1960, in which the Ethiopian Abebe Bikila conquered the African continent’s first gold medal, running barefoot and becoming a sporting legend and a symbol of the Africa that was freeing itself of colonialism, Fischer & el Sani have recontextualised amidst Rome’s rationalist architecture, a new race involving refugees and immigrants staking a claim to their “freedom of movement”, also understood as the possibility of being welcomed in another country.

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Images
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Freedom of Movement, exhibition view: MAXXI - National Museum of XXI Century Arts, Rome, Italy, 2017
 

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Freedom of Movement, 3 channel video installation, HD, 9:45 min, 2017
(excerpt 2.35 min.)
exhibition view: MAXXI - National Museum of XXI Century Arts, Rome, Italy, 2017

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