Ismail Bahri (b. 1978)
Orientations (2010)
Held at arm’s length is a glass filled with ink, shot from above, walked through the urban landscape of Tunis. The camera is both just that and the projection surface, the primitive film-maker as modest as his origins. He combines up allusions to text (the ink), tea and coffee (food), the river (nature and time) and finally the instability of the image.