Notes from the field: Introducing Mossa, video assistant in his own words: I am from Northern Mali (Azawad) and grew up in Kidal and Gao where I completed my primary and secondary school studies. I studied at the university in Bamako in the Faculty of Political Science and Law where because of civil unrest I left. I had attended a meeting for the MNA (Mouvement National de L’Azawad) at the university when the police entered and using violence broke up our meeting, afterwards imprisoning two of my friends. I saw the marginalization, racism and authoritarian actions of the Malian police and I prepared my suitcase to return to Kidal. After I had the chance to study human rights for 6 months in Algeria at the University of Bejai. This year I am with a part of my family in a refugee camp in Burkina Faso where I met Christina Mall and became her video assistant for the project. This has given me the opportunity to learn more about art.