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At night, a stranger digs graves, buries the dead and watches over them. In the dark, he reveals the personal belongings of the deceased to us. These objects, separated from their owners, bear their scars and story, while others melt until they become enigmatic.
Nous le savions qu’elles étaient belles les îles, was produced by Le Fresnoy – Studio National des Arts Contemporains in co-production with Inside Productions. Younes Ben Slimane won the Prix Studio Collector 2021 with this work.