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city and birds
Videoloop for single projection, 2017, color, stereo, 4:30 min

Video by Matthias Fritsch
Soundtrack by Costis Drygianakis
Additional sound contribution by Christian "Chemiefaserwerk" Schiefner
A Video-Loop-Installation that shows heavy military aircraft flying maneuvers in front of a huge city scape. An unclear situation. It looks like an invasion but still carries out a strong poetry. Military machinery connect closely with the desire of control and power. The video resembles the observation aesthetics in nature documentary films where a desire to find untouched nature is usually manifested. The combination of both create tension and poetry.

presentation guidelines
one channel installation, projection in FullHD, 16-9
optimal screen size 4,5m length and 2,5m height
stereo sound with subwoofer, not too low in volume

Expanded Media Award Medien im Raum
Stuttgarter Filmwinter - Festival for Expanded Media 2018
Jury: David Clark, Christian Faubel, Marko Schiefelbein

"We appreciate the mystery of the work and how it elegantly confronts us with authority and state power.
Moreover, we felt hypnotized by this compelling visual piece that is both beautiful and disturbing."

city and birds
city and birds
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