In Today's troubled times of war, recessions and loss of ideas, Constantine Cavafy's voice through his poem «Waiting for the barbarians » becomes more relevant than ever. It finds powerful echoes in our societies, and resonates where the unexpected is always possible and where desire and poetry might perhaps counter violence and power.
Based on the time-lag of the photographic processes, this film consists of overprinted images of more than 50 panoramic views of Beirut.
Different instants mingle with each other, produce impossible images and evoke otherwordly visions.The photography is brought to life by the effect of subtile superimpositions of images, like overlapping time, space and movement, and shifting the gaze away from habitual forms of representation. Nature is disrupted and several suns appear above multiple horizons »