HijackedOpen To The Public
In this video installation by Duke filmmaking professor Shambhavi Kaul, airplane space is inhabited by characters for whom “escape”—one of the promises of airplane technology—proves elusive.
This is a Rubenstein Arts Center Arts Project Residency. Learn more about this program.
About the Artist
Shambhavi Kaul has exhibited her work worldwide at such venues as the Toronto International Film Festival, the Berlinale, The New York Film Festival, the International Film Festival Rotterdam, The Edinburgh International Film Festival, the London Film Festival, the Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, and Experimenta Bangalore. Her work was featured in the 10th Shanghai Biennale, and she has presented two solo shows at Jhaveri Contemporary in Mumbai. She was born in Jodhpur India, and lives in the United States, where she is Assistant Professor of the Practice of Filmmaking in the Art, Art History & Visual Studies department at Duke University.
Photograph courtesy of the artist and Jhaveri Contemporary, Mumbai.