Salam Khoobi/
How are you?

Elyas Alavi


Salam. Khoobi?/Hello. How are you? (2019)
video with sound
4:20 min
Courtesy the artist

Salam. Khoobi?/Hello. How are you? is an online video conversation between the artist and family members in Kabul, Afghanistan; Mashhad, Iran; Malmö, Sweden; Strasbourg, France; and Adelaide, Australia. 11 out of 14 members of Alavi’s family fled Afghanistan and went to other countries as university students or refugees.

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This video was available for viewing from 4 - 31 Dec 2020.

Closed captions available. Please note it is the artist’s intention for this multi-lingual work not to be translated to English.

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