re-place-1

re-place-1

Video Installation
Duration: 4min. Looped
Year:2010

8 Pakistanis now living in Toronto, Canada, talking about their neighborhoods in Pakistan. This video examines the nostalgia of immigrants when they talk about their home country. It also explores a common man’s simple and loving relationship with the people, neighborhood and cities they grew up in. While recounting memories we also notice the reluctance and dismay to talk about the present social and political turmoil that their cities are going through