Flight 208

Video. Single channel
– 2006
07:00 min

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A fast paced, video with a satirical script penned in a black pub in Ecuador – a place most travelers and locals warned the artist not to go to. It turned out to be one of the best places. The text was scribbled after a few beers, while salsa played and people swung beautifully to its rhythms. The narrative takes us through many moments of absurdity that we often accept with ease. It is a flight one won’t easily forget.

The shoot began in South America and ended in India after 23 days of a tedious process of engaging with random people in public spaces and asking them to participate in the video. The 7 minute film spans more than two hundred people from across the world. The edit took almost 9 months.

Best Film Award:
– EIGHT International Film Festival – Delhi. 2010
– Indian Documentary Producers Association’s ‘Nautanki TV’ – online Awards. 2007

Exhibitions / Screenings include:
– Regionale 17 ‘Border Crossing’ – Fabrik Culture, Hegenheim, France. Nov 27, 2016 – Jan 15, 2017
– Blackout Basel 2015 – Klingental, Kaserne, Basel. Sept, 2015

– Clair-Obscur Film Festival – Markthalle, Basel, Switzerland. 2014 
– 3rd Annual Migrant Worker Film Festival – South Korea. 2008
– Indo American Art Council Film Festival – New York. 2007
– Platforma Video 07 – Athens.
– Short Shorts International Film Festival – Tokyo. 2007
– XXI Pärnu International Film Festival – Estonia. 2007
– Athens Video Art Festival – 2007
– The Open Frame 2007 (UNESCO) Film Festival – New Delhi. 
– Carnival of E-Creativity – Delhi. 2007 
– VIBGYOR International Film Festival – Kerala. 2007