© Antony Gormley's Waste Man commissioned by Artangel for Penny Woolcock's feature film Exodus
Director: Omair Barkatulla (UK)
Run time: 23'
Location/Ethnic group: Dubai, United Arab Emirates/ various ethnic groups
Language: In English and Urdu with English subtitles
This film offers a glimpse of the fast growing city of Dubai, its disenfranchised workers, architecture, consumerist activities and its utopian/dystopian narratives. It covers a range of themes: moving around city scapes and the modern urban experience, iconic urban architecture as symbols, the cultural effects of climate (control), wealth, accessibility, artifice, myths and narratives about the other ethnic groups in the city.