Burning of Hides
BURNING OF HIDES
This video documents the mass incineration of thousands of confiscated animal skins and game trophies from illegal poachers that were publicly destroyed by the Kenyan Government. Prior to this event, the tusks of over 2000 elephant were burnt in Nairobi National Park. Part of a controversial anti-poaching initiative.
Gear: Super 8 Canon 1014XL 5
Music: Sarah Sarhandi, UK, 2003 and 2007 www.sarahsarhandi.com
Box 13 Art Space: 'Disturbance of Distance', Houston, Texas, 2009. Curated by Eleanor Williams.
Edits: 1989, 2003 and 2007
Duration: 9:51 minutes