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One Hundred and Two Houses on Fire 2019
Digital HD file, 16:9, 9 minutes and 43 seconds, b&w, silent
Displays a series of drawings of houses consumed by fire from the inside.
Growing up I was told that Cape-verdean men from my island, before their wedding day, have to build a house in which future wife and husband will live. The process of building a house attests to the man's physical strength and sense of responsibility. For me, the concept - home - is an unsettled and fragile construct.