It’s a ghost town (2013)

A mash-up exploring both the differences and the similarities between vernacular videos from some of the more violent moments of the Arab revolutions, and gameplay sequences from well-known first person shooters. 

Made for Video Vortex #9 (Leuphana University, Lüneburg, 1 March 2013.

See my essay, “Playing the revolution”, in the Video Vortex Reader #2 (forthcoming), for the background to this video.