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B.C. artist Morgan Tams creates art in the Sahara Desert

In this breathtaking video, Vancouver Island filmmaker, Morgan Tams, recounts the eight challenging and inspiring weeks he spent in the Sahara Desert as part of a very unique artist residency.

Artists residency takes place on the edge of world's largest hot desert

What happens when you drop eight artists from around the world in the Sahara Desert for eight weeks? In this video, Vancouver Island filmmaker and teacher, Morgan Tams, takes us along on his experience in the Sahara Desert where he participated in The Weight of Mountains Residency. 4:44
Some folks might think we're crazy for living like this. But for me, crazy is spending your whole life in just one place.- Morgan Tams

What happens when you drop eight artists from around the world in the Sahara Desert for eight weeks?

For Vancouver Island filmmaker and teacher, Morgan Tams, the desolate landscape became his muse.

In this video, Tams takes us along on his experience in the Sahara Desert where he participated in The Weight of Mountains Residency. Every two years, the residency brings together international filmmakers to be inspired by living and working in a challenging and unfamiliar landscape. This year, Tams and his fellow artists experimented, reflected and created art on the edge of world's largest hot desert.

Watch Exhibitionists Sunday at 4:30pm (5pm NT) on CBC Television.

 

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