The scarcer the product, the more it becomes a luxury, which is why Faramawy’s collection of 3D and 2D video works focus on the most valuable resource of all. Squarely centred on consumption and its mediation, water-and-well-being-as-commodity is explored through a typically aestheticised remediation of it through an iPhone. There, neoprene-sporting performers are at turns rejuvenated and inconsolably thirsty in a perpetual cycle of “post-rave thirst aftermath”, endlessly digitised and dissolving.
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