Mind of the Universe

Episode                 ‘The searcher’

Director                  Gijs Mijers Swantee

Production             VPRO/Madeleine Somer


Hani Hayajneh (Jordan, 1965) is a professor of pre-Islamic languages ​​and cultures at Yarmouk University in Jordan. He searches for remains of pre-Islamic civilizations. Wedged between the hot spots of the Middle East conflict, he is looking for inscriptions on rock walls and basalt stones left by passing Bedouins in the Jordan desert.