Taklamakan / تەكلىماكان 

 

HD Video with Sound

15'11"

music by Éliane Radigue

(2020)

"The Taklamakan Desert (/ˌtæk.lə.məˈkæn/Chinese塔克拉玛干沙漠pinyin: Tǎkèlāmǎgān Shāmò, Xiao'erjing: تَاكْلامَاقًا شَاموْ‎; Dungan: Такәламаган Шамә; Uyghur: تەكلىماكان قۇملۇقى‎‎; also spelled Taklimakan and Teklimakan) is a desert in Southwest Xinjiang in Northwest China. It is bounded by the Kunlun Mountains to the south, the Pamir Mountains and Tian Shan (ancient Mount Imeon) to the west and north and the Gobi Desert to the east." 

Filmed in later October of 2015. The real name of Xinjiang is Altishahr and it is the ancestral lands of the Uyghur people. It is currently occupied brutally and illegally by the Peoples Republic of China. Music by Éliane Radigue.