Single channel video installation (split screens) / two channel video installation with sound.
Duration 13.12 min
All Images © Elizabeth Kwant.
Filmed in multiple locations from Morocco to Manchester In Transit traces the primary western migration route across the Mediterranean to Europe. Produced in collaboration and through a series of conversations with British based asylum seekers and refugees at The Boaz Trust Manchester. The artist embodies the positions adopted by a migrant ‘in transit’ and performs these movements within the public realm in site specific locations. The perfomances are recorded on HD Video and presented as a moving image installation with sound.
Recent exhibitions include; Canada House (Manchester 2018), Radical and Real Film Shorts (HOME Manchester, 2018) Air Gallery Open (Altrincham 2018), Mediterranea (DOK Artist Space, Edinburgh) In Nothing Flat (Curated by Mark Devereux Projects, Manchester), In Transit, (Genesis Centre, Paris 2018), Across the Seas, (Sam Scorer Gallery, Lincoln 2018).
With thanks to The Boaz Trust, Mark Devereux Projects and The National Trust Calke Abbey.
Supported by The Seedbed Trust.
Installation view: two channel video installation with sound. Duration 13. 2 minutes. 2018