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Roula Salamoun

Ieva Saudargaitė Douaihi

International security concerns have drastically changed the process of crossing borders, and travel restrictions result in hierarchical and tangible control procedures for travellers. Roula Salamoun and Ieva Saudargaitė present a timely installation that offers their audience the spatial and sensorial experience of travelling as a Lebanese passport holder. Initially inspired by metaldetecting portals, and the idea of the passport as door to certain geographies, the geometry of each gate is derived from the specific metrics of the nationality of a specific passport holder and their destination.

Date: 2017
Location: Hamra
Medium: Installation, Sound
Material: N/A
Section: Contemporary
Duration: Temporary
Tags: Participatory art
   
Framework: Beirut Design Week
Authorizations: Municipality of Beirut
Commissioner: Artist-led initiative