Send me your words
Video performance
Duration: 2’11”
Performers: Tamina, Zhanel, Yerkezhan Drone Operation: Abylai Bastayev
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The project is inspired by my personal experience of living in Soviet apartment housing in Kazakhstan, where my mom would bang on the radiator sending a passive aggressive message to our noisy neighbours upstairs. It explores the idea of distance communications and irrelevance of the sender/recipient duality. A sent message – one radiator bang, howls throughout the building, thus transmitting an idea to every room in every apartment.
Beside the video performance Send me your words consists of animated sticker pack - Radiator - that can be used in the Telegram messenger app. This is a documention of a non-verbal languague that is communicating through radiators.

Aïda Adilbek©️2021