(Two-channel video, 17’41, 2024)

Solar Orders is a film that envisions a fictional future premised on real-world observations that the tropics are expanding due to the climate crisis. Fermenting in our collective anxiety, might climate forecasts come to be seen as predictions, and eventually as prophecy?

Within the work, solar orders shape future societies where the sun forms the central organising principle, even a philosophy of the future milieus. From our myriad energy needs to the food we eat, what would it mean to submit oneself to the superabundance of the sun? What of music’s role in connecting the terrestrial to the solar, at different moments of our path around the sun? Bringing together storytelling, myths, and music, Solar Orders speculates upon these future societies and of landscapes of the temperate zones turning into deserts, turning subsequently into the tropics.