Shezad Dawood

Shezad Dawood  (UK / Pakistan) will present the world premiere of “Episode 6” of the Leviathan series. The leviathan is an ambitious ten-part film cycle designed and directed   by Shezad Dawood   inaugurated in Venice in May 2017 to coincide with the 57th Art Biennale, examining some of the pressing issues of our time.In dialogue with a wide range of marine biologists, oceanographers, political scientists, neurologists and trauma specialists, Leviathan envision a future very much like our present to examine the possible links between borders, mental health and marine well-being. Each episode is taken from the perspective of a different character and their journey.

The project also contains a vibrant series of textiles, sculptures and neon lights, collectively imagining a world where the dividing lines between marine well-being, mental health and migration are not fully understood or to which it is not. answered.