A history is not only a narrative of things past, it is also a way of sharing individual and collective experiences as well as the forms and signs that give them shape. Every history is an arrangement of silent testimonies and discursive traces allowing us to be where we were not.
Hannes Verhoustraete (1986) is a Belgian filmmaker, teacher and researcher at KASK / School of Arts Ghent. He is a writer and editor for Sabzian. His debut documentary feature film Un pays plus beau qu’avant (2019) was screened at Courtisane Festival and at other festivals and venues.