Satellite, As Long As It Is Aiming At The Sky.

Production country: 
nl
Year: 
2010
Duration: 
29 min.
Format: 
film/video
(Image: Satellite, As Long As It Is Aiming At The Sky. © Babak Afrassiabi & Nasr
(Image: Satellite, As Long As It Is Aiming At The Sky. © Babak Afrassiabi & Nasrin Tabatabai)

Satellite, As Long As It Is Aiming At The Sky enters the Los Angeles-based Iranian satellite television stations during their live phone-in programmes. The video follows telephone conversations between hosts and audiences (mostly living inside Iran), where personal, social and political issues are being discussed. Initially exile stations, they generate a tele-visual micro universe that substitutes for shared cultural, geographical and political lacks. Satellite, As Long As It Is Aiming At The Sky unfolds a disintegrating tele-visual staging of geography, community and politics in a time of political crisis.

 

(Image: Satellite, As Long As it Is Aiming at the Sky, © Babak Afrassiabi & Nasrin Tabatabai)

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