Utopia

Video

Editing in Progress

This video was realized during an artist residency in Dar Hi in Nefta – Tunisia.

Camera assistant: David Jacobs

During my residency at Dar Hi in Nefta, I developed a video project around the Palmeraie: La Corbeille de Nefta.

The palm tree has many potential culinary, craft, cosmetic … I wanted to explore its creative potential. For this I chose a simple and ubiquitous element in the oasis, a dried palm branch. Like a fossil, it has gone through many stages to give this smooth curved object. 
I gathered a good dozen of them and I crossed the surrounding landscapes, looking for the right place to give them a second life. To be continued…