This video is published as part of an editorial partnership between openDemocracy, The Open University and Counterpoints Arts to reanimate the Tate Exchange project in which academics and artists together ask who, during a time when the lines marking out citizens, borders and nations are being redrawn, or drawn more starkly – 'we' are, and who gets to decide.
From a distance
Fearing war, a mother of twin infants journeyed to a safer place. During the journey, a tragedy occurred. Behjat explores these events through a series of drawings, evoking subtle – almost invisible – hints of violence.