From off the coast of a world under reconstruction, a world fissured by thunderbolts and illusory frontiers, bleeding tears reach us from encrypted sources. This murmurs are heard as alerts A new form of code articulates itself. Cheikh Morad Djadja must go to this pay phone in order to leave his own, masked vocal message.
#31# is an experimental approach to a latent reconstruction of identity, in the form of a quest, and the exploration of a popular, libertarian North African culture, RAÏ. The auto-tuned prose (vocoder) of Cheikh Morad Djadja leads us into an existential quest, a world that is perpetually mutating, in search of a place for anonymous telecommunication. The pay phone proves the first step toward an abstract reality, allowing him to leave a voice message, about his trans-identity.