A new film exploring the erasure and revision of identities and histories past and future. The work features performances by Yumna Marwan, Elizabeth Peace, boychild, and by Sophia Al-Maria herself. Each one is cast against the science fiction backdrop of a solar battle, as evoked by Etel Adnan in her 1989 war poem. The Arab Apocalypse – Beast Type Song.
In the poem, Adnan uses drawing to communicate what cannot be expressed in words. Similarly, Al-Maria explores the revision of history through graphic and bodily gestures. When words cannot express trauma, a new language of drawings, movement and music gives voice to the speechless.