The video shows a recording / casting session with a native German speaking actor of non-European descent who is speaking Karl Kraus’ text ‘In These Great Times’ in English and German.
Works from 2008
The video shows a slow close-up pan which creates an tactile inventory of the surfaces and materials of the café’s interior and its ornamental vocabulary
The wish to establish the exact time that a tree standing in the forest needs in order to be converted into a newspaper has given the owner of a Harz paper mill the occasion to conduct an interesting experiment.
The café is filmed in long-shots after closing time at 3 am and before it re-opens the next day at 6 am.
Two colour photographs mounted on MDF at 150 degree angle, 106.6 x 33.6 cm / Installation version, 2008
Silkscreen print with gold ink, 89.5 x 128 cm, 2008