Series of Fibre-based Silver Gelatine Prints, C-type Prints and Slide Projection, 2011. In December 1988 the textile factory of Leninakan in Northern Armenia was destroyed by a major earthquake, prefiguring the seismic shift that was the end of the Soviet … More
Remnants of the Future combines elements of documentary, sci-fi and electro-acoustics. It portrays the precarious existence in a post-Soviet ghost-town, an inverted ruin of the modern that is still waiting to fulfill its utopian ambition of communal living.
Around a table an ensemble of five speakers re-visit their memories of the famous Café Odeon in Zürich: a contemporary, not yet crumbled ruin in whose still intact art-nouveau interior lie former utopias, stories and characters
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 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
The camera trails a guide on a tour through the labyrinthine architectural complex of Ogiamen’s palace in Benin City (Nigeria)
An evocative single screen video projection shot inside a large public swimming pool in Poznan, Poland which in 1942 was converted by the Nazis from a synagogue.
145 images as video slide show or photographic installation, 2000-2006 Inside the Archive takes us through the interior of a small archive and library, foregrounding its material conditions, and focusing on different spaces which are devoted to archival tasks and … More