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New World Summit - Rojava video introduction

  • 2015-2018
  • Jonas Staal
  • duur / duration 00:03:21
  • Location not on view.
  • Acquired in 2016
  • Inventory number 3466
  • Dit is een werk van New World Summit in samenwerking met het Democratisch Zelfbestuur van Noord-Syrië. New World Summit is opgericht door Jonas Staal. Tot stand gekomen met steun van het Mondriaan Fonds. This is a work by New World Summit in collaboration with the Democratic Self-Government of North-Syria. New World Summit is founded by Jonas Staal. Established with support of the Mondriaan Fund.

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Description

In this video Amina Osse, Chair of Committee of Foreign Affairs in Rojava, and visual artist Jonas Staal introduce the People’s Parliament of Rojava. Osse speaks of the political background of the Rojava Revolution and the future use of the new parliament. The video, shot by Ruben Hamelink, further provides a short impression of the city of Dêrik in the canton of Cezîrê, which is known in Rojava as one of the most successful examples of democratic self-governance while hosting one of the most ethnically and religiously diverse communities in the region.

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