© Antony Gormley's Waste Man commissioned by Artangel for Penny Woolcock's feature film Exodus
Director: Nana O Aylim (Ghana)
Run time: 6'
Location/Ethnic group: Kyebe, Cape Coast, Ghana/ Twi
Language: In Drum Language and Twi with English subtitles
In Ghana, drum poetry is known as Ayan, in which the drum speaks and is understood as a language all of its own. Using Ayan, this film poem, looks at the total solar eclipse that passed over Ghana in March 2006 as a metaphor for the crossing over of worlds: of the language of film and the language of Ayan, of stillness and movement, of old and new, of the moon and the sun.