Palestinian artist Larissa Sansour is busy. She is currently working away on an exciting new film project which will be shown at her first London solo exhibition at The Mosaic Rooms in May 2016.
In the Future, They Ate From the Finest Porcelain is a science fiction short film inspired by the politicised archaeology carried out in present day Israel/Palestine. Produced in a mixture of colour and black/white it combines live motion, CGI and archival photographs to explore the role of myth and fiction for fact, history and national identity.
The film, which will be approximately 28 minutes long, is in production at the moment, and the artist has just finished the shoot. We thought we’d share some behind the scenes shots:
Born in Jerusalem, Larissa Sansour studied Fine Art in Copenhagen, London and New York. Her work is interdisciplinary, immersed in the current political dialogue and utilises video, photography, installation and sculpture. She has shown work at the Istanbul and Liverpool biennials and at Tate Modern, London; Brooklyn Museum, NYC and Centre Pompidou, Paris, among others.
The Mosaic Rooms is delighted to be one of the supporters of this ambitious film project. We will be posting behind the scenes updates here as the project develops – so make sure to check back!