Walled Unwalled



Lawrence Abu Hamdan

DE 2018
21 min | HD | English, Arabian

B: Lawrence Abu Hamdan | DOP+E: Jarred Alterman | SD+M: Shakeeb Abu Hamdan | P+D: Jarred Alterman

Tuesday 15 oct | 8.30 pm | Werkstattkino | Short Film Night

At the Funkhaus studios in East Berlin audio investigator Abu Hamdan recorded stories about court cases that revolved around sounds. Witnesses heard these through walls like in the Oscar Pistorius case. Here, on the threshold of observation, the barrier between public and private becomes diaphanous. No wall is impenetrable.

Lawrence Abu Hamdan  
born 1985 in Amman, Jordan. The Beirut-based artist and audio researcher makes films, installations, sculptures and performances that explore the interface between sound and politics. His installation "Walled Unwalled" is shortlisted for the Turner Prize 2019.

The All-Hearing 2014 | Rubber Coated Steel 2017 | Walled Unwalled 2018