installation demo_lition

demo_lition

1 channel Blu-ray I 3 Monitore I 1 mp 3 I 2011

in cooperation with Claudia Reiche

with Judith Hamann, Carsten Mürau, a builder and a resident

Demolitions are spectacles many passers-by can not drag themselves away from. The video-and audio-installation “demo_lition” uses film-material of demolition sites in Hamburg and interviews with people involved to make you think that tiny bit further.

Passagen Installation

Passagen

1-Kanal Video I 12min I Blu-ray I 2010

“Passagen – a topography in transit”

Dorothea Carl uses her filmic long-term observations to capture the rough beauty of a remote urban space and the movements of its users. She turns a place of temporary stop-overs into a lively catwalk of the everyday. In her film pedestrians of all nations and religions who live on the Elbinseln and the Veddel turn into flaneurs. Each woman, man, youngster and child who strolls or runs to catch a train to Hamburg’s center or to Harburg turns into a protagonist of the film. Each person entering the scene provides a new story within these filmic observations. Their stories are neither told nor commented on but they become visible in the small gestures and movements that can be read from afar.

z.w. installation

In-between worlds

5-channel-video | 2-channel CD | 2009

Set against a white canvas, women of various ethnic backgrounds give intimate insights into their lives in present day Germany. Their biographies differ strongly: some of them came as refugees, others have parents who came to Germany to study or work. In-between worlds focuses on the daily conflicts and balancing acts these women face within a multicultural society. In doing so, the film scrutinises the very idea of it.

The installation zwischen welten shows a series of portraits that question life in a multicultural society. The protagonists are: Zeynep Acar, Betoul Barouni, Hülya Bayram, Elisabeth Becker, Maria Eisenach, Shirin Homann-Saadat, Aysel Kesen, Gwladys Plesch Sanja Qaderi

Zeynep Acar, Betoul Barouni, Hülya Bayram, Elisabeth Becker, Maria Eisenach, Shirin Homann-Saadat, Aysel Kesen, Gwladys Plesch Sanja Qaderi

pawlows enkel

pawlow`s grand children

2-channel-video | 2008

A survey on human behaviour using animalistic humanization.

Emotional highlights of various Animal-Soap-Sequences on TV. The people who are watching the sequences are shown in a mirrored projection.

abseits

off side

2 channel-video | 2006

Images from behind the scene tend to differ from the official coverage of the football world championship: the public places after the celebrations, national symbols out of context, empty streets. A film with statements from: Residents, sanitation workers, T-Shirt and fan article retailers, tickets vendors, healthfood and flowershop owners, a waitress, an artist, a showmaker, a teacher, a therapist, a retired lady, a hairdresser and totally normal football fans.

Q

Q

1 channel-video | 2004

Cultural Exchange via portraits of cows – from living meat-supply to holy cow

Videoinstallation + IQ-flotation (in cooperartion with Lisl Rapp)

Domfrauen

Fairground Women

3 channel- video | 3 – 20min | 2000

Civic nomads between annual fun fairs

On daily life that happens between the constructions and deconstructions of fun fairs such as the “Dom.”’ On growth of their temporary dwellings and the alternating neighbors who know each other inside out. Peeping through the windows of their caravans, the fun fair actors tell stories about their lives and mobile domiciles.

Ganges an der Elbe

Ganges next to the Elbe

1 Channel | dv | 45min | 2002

Installation about a rowing trip along the river Ganges in Varanasi

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