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I think it is a slightly distorted travelogue. But at the same time, there is a question of desire, and perhaps thinking about a kind of difficulty of space and movement for certain types of bodies or certain groups. I think in my filming I am always looking at how landscape can transgress space… WESTERN UNION: small boats is also a project about location and dislocation. It is not only about bodies, but also about spaces and who has the right to be in certain spaces. In that sense it is an exploration of space and the politics of space.

“I am putting the fire underneath people”. Isaac Julien in conversation with Katarzyna Bojarska, Obieg, Warsaw, April 2009.

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