(V.O.Fr.: 4 COURTES PIECES)
4 short video clips by Ulrich Fischer
These visual offerings rest on the unlikely alliance between Super-8 film and digital technology, and include footage of fragmented pictures or frozen constructions of sheet iron.
These 4 “philosophical clips” were ordered by Swiss German channel SFDRS, and were broadcast during STERNSTUNDEN, a philosophical TV show.
A symmetrical grid that manages to uphold and elevate the footage – there can be no movement without ballast…
Signs of dismissal (Signes d’éconduite)
Let yourself be carried away by fleeting lines, until the voyage unravels into several tracks: the signs announcing the near completion of the loop.
The cranes’ dream city (La ville révée des grues)
Somewhere between the city’s map and its actual layout, cranes have a story to tell.
What happens when moving objects stop their movement and become a fixed object marking their space? They can become a place’s memory, something to encourage us to entertain new relations with our surroundings.