If we are able to focus more on what makes us human and similar, rather than different to each other, maybe this could have an impact on us, on the way we relate with each other, and how we perceive contemporary global events.
Ten authors, exhibited at QUAD on the Mezzanine level, Extra Gallery Spaces as a series of moving-image works, interpreted the Born The Same theme and responded with a range of narratives touching not only different countries, but also primarily telling stories related to some of the most ‘hot’ topics, culturally and socially relevant today, delivered through a very personal and creative gaze.
Griselda San Martin – The Other Side
Nausicaa Giulia Bianchi – You Gave the Virgin a New Heart
Karen Paulina Biswell – Nama Bu
Tania Franco Klein – Pest Control
Nobukho Nqaba – Umaskhenkethe
Daniel Rodrigues – The Hunted
Ed Kashi & Tom Laffay – Hidden Under The Indian Sun
Laura El-Tantawy – Beyond Here is Nothing
Carlotta Cardana – The Red Road Project
Stephen Gerard Kelly – Irish Travellers
Born The Same is a project conceived and curated by Maria Teresa Salvati.