songs of fortune

Videoinstallation and billboard-installation, dimensions variable

Duration: 8 min. 39 sec. / Format: 16:9 HD

 

In the course of a planed solo exhibition at the Artists Unlimited gallery in Germany I consulted three different fortune tellers instead to tell me my artistic fortune. Every fortune teller got the same three questions: What is the vocational fortune going to be? What is the financial future going to be? Is the exhibition going to fail? The collected material is the textual base of my video “Songs Of Fortune”. It operates with the structure of an opera and was re-arranged and re-sung. On the visual layer I analyze the white cube situation of the Artists Unlimited gallery and question power structures. The Artists Unlimited Gallery replaced by a venue of a Greek tragedy/comedy.

Parallel to the video work I installed (fake-) exhibition posters in the public space of Bielefeld for the non-realized solo show at Artists Unlimited gallery.

 

Displayed at:

Cardiff International Film Festival, Wales (UK) 2017

Geo Film Festival & Expo Cinema, Cittadella, Padua (IT) 2017/18

ATTENTION! Promised Place - Contesting Common Grounds, FLUCA - Austrian Cultural Pavilion, Open Arts Foundation, Plovdiv, BG, 2017

Der Geschmack des Individuellen, In der Kubatur des Kabinetts, fluc, VIenna (AT) 2017

The Munchhausen effect. On Time in Time of having no Time, galerie5020, Salzburg (AT) 2017
International Video Art Festival Now&After‘16 - Ecology Without Borders, The State Darwin Museum, Moscau (RU) 2016

femtrails, Angewandte Innovation Lab, Vienna (AT) 2016

Kleidet mich in Seide, Fabrik45, Bonn (DE) 2016

Screening #4 Wien, Schwarzwaldallee Basel (CH) 2015

30 Years Artists Unlimited, Artists Unlimited Galerie Bielefeld (DE) 2015
a political breakpoint, flat 1, Vienna (AT) 2015

 

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