Rachel Bacon

Fucking Paradise, 2009

Fucking Paradise

 

This film incorporates excerpts from interviews with asylum seekers from Eritrea, Sudan, Nigeria and Afghanistan and texts from Of Plymouth Plantation by William Bradford, written between 1630-1651, about the Pilgrims’ journey to America. It was filmed in Italy on the islands of Sicily and Lampedusa in 2009.

 

Fucking Paradise was shown as part of the exhibition Float in Scheltema Complex, Leiden, NL in 2009.