Svaneti (2016)

 

HD Video with Sound

22'17"

Filmed in Svaneti, Georgia, 2015 with the Georgian artist and survivor of the War in Abkhazia, Ketevani. A visit to the site in Western Svaneti where, in October 1993, she and tens of thousands of others arrived after a 10-day trek through the mountains at Winter to safety after a violent campaign of ethnic cleansing carried out by the Abkhaz victors. A silent meditation on trauma and memory.

Installed in Pepperhouse Studios, Kochi, Kerala July 2016, as part of Kochi Artist in Residency.