Those swept away by the waters / rose up as clouds
©Ali Kaaf and Khaled Mzher. Documenta Fifteen Kassel, GE. 2022
A conversation between visual artist Ali Kaaf and filmmaker Khaled Mzher on the loss of loved ones, that took them to the writings of Lebanese poet Wadih Sa’adeh, whose subtle and profound Arabic poetry deals with loss in a philosophical and existential way.
The title is a poem by Wadih Sa’adeh, translated from Arabic by Golan Haji.
A contribution to Documentafifteen with *fC*Collective Kassel, GE (2022).
Duration: 16 min
Installation: Glass, Fabric, Wood
H 300cm x W 240cm x D 500cm