Finding a Place to Sleep

Finding a Place to Sleep, 2013, 7mins

“… the walls have ears…”

2013, HD digital video, 7mins, colour, sound

Based on stories their grandmother told, the filmmaker re-imagines while working as a cleaner, the experiences of their ancestors living during the Holodomor (forced famine) in Ukraine during the Soviet era. The “film” image is re-invented through digital video to enact a sense of ambiguity between authenticity and fiction, as can also be present in the act of oral storytelling.

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