VIDEO



Künstler
(Artists)

DV - 3'43' - Berlin - 2008 - german - engl. subtitles
voices: from the film series "Heimat"(Homeland) by Edgar Reitz, Germany, 1970-2003

Series of expressions about art and artists taken from the film trilogy “Heimat” by Edgar Reitz and rearranged in a new dialogue, which together with the semi-documentary traits of the original, comments on the development of the relationship between artists and society in recent decades and questions its validity in the current context.




Eine neue Herausforderung bundesweit (A new challenge nationwide)

Video - 3’ 24’’ - 2004 - language: german - subtitles: german - music by Karsten Birtock - played and arranged by Gonzalo Ortega - Interpreter: Aron Kramer

Fugacious and fragmentary images of a job-seeker, who walks around the city accompanied by a song composed by typical and singular expressions from letters of application and job offers.




Let us first be friends

Video - 3’ 24’’ - 2006 - language: english - original music “Oh dem Golden Slippers” by James A. Bland (1879) - played and arranged by Gonzalo Ortega - Interpreters: Blàn Ryan and Thomas Starke - Speech: Ben Heath

Fugacious and fragmentary images of a woman and a man, who walk around the city accompanied by a song composed by typical and singular expressions from adds posted by persons looking for partner.




Illusion

Videoperformance - 1' - 2005

Brief performance about beginning and end of illusion.




Me voy a México
(I'm off to Mexico)

Video - 2' - 2007 - b&w - language: spanish - subtitles: english - expressions: taken from the film “Cuando los hijos se van” (When Children left) by Juan Bustillo Oro, México, 1943

Comment on immigration from mexican country towns into the capital trought a forum about the aspiration of a better future composed by expressions taken from a 40s mexican film.