a self portrait triptych, 2009
1. State of fear: being in-close proximity to a terrorist attacks [further reading]
2. Memorial day / Independence-day / War – on memorial day the whole country stands still, the first siren is in the previous evening, a little bit after the sun sets, for the next 24 hours the country is sad, most places shut down & no one listens to non depressing music, the TV presents documentaries about the fallen.
3. Escape; the bubble, arabic coffee and news turns to music, back to the daily routine.