Stemming from the Athenian context, the work reflects on the current issues of migration, displacement, resistance and the perspective of the Other. The title originates from the Sahara sand brought to europe by wind.
The text originally composed as a reader for a solo exhibition in Athens named “Raptor’s Eye” transposes into the video piece.
Made throughout the period of documenta 14 in Athens, Greece between February and July 2017.
Jokūbas Čižikas (b. 1988, Vilnius) is an artist living and workig in Athens and Vilnius. His practice combines installations, video and sound compositions, sculptures and collaborative performances.
Recent work shown in exhibitions, projects and residencies:
European Everything, Documenta 14 Kassel, DE (2017); Raptor’s Eye, A-DASH, Athens, GR (2017); Marres Tourist Office, Marres House for Contemporary Culture. Maastricht, NL (2016); Riddo Duottar Museum, Lakselv, NO (2016); Abteiberg museum. Mönchengladbach, DE
(2016); Master of Fine Arts, ZHDK University of Arts, Zürich, CH (2015); EIB Art Collection, Luxembourg (2013).vimeo.com/231595347