The sea nomads of Indonesia believe that with every newborn there is a twin brother in the form of an octopus. Rituals are carried out to appease the brother in the water and prevent misfortunes. When dishonor occurs, Jakarta is portrayed as the apocalyptic revenge of the brother octopus.
FLORIAN KUNERT studied Audiovisual Media and Directing and is currently in a post-graduate program at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne. His films include: SHACK THEATRE (video installation, 2011), POCO A POCO (doc short, 2012), THE PLURAL OF ONE PERSON (doc short, 2013), and OH BROTHER OCTOPUS (doc short, 2017).