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Midwest

Rosalind Nashashibi

UK, 2002
12 minutes, Colour, Sound (Optical)
Available formats: 16mm

Morning to night in the streets of Omaha, Nebraska.
In Midwest, the camera is on the street, watching people going about their business through the day Рhanging around, walking, going in and out of a Mexican caf̩ and waiting outside a rehab centre. We see the forced leisure of a week day, and how people use their public spaces and neighbourhood streets. Midwest was made together with Midwest: Field which explores what goes on in the superflat landscape outside the city.