The ACF´s Cineclub presents a selection of works by Michaela Grill, one of Austria´s most prominent exponents in digital art. Her videos are a skillful synergy between image and sound and deal with the question of cinematic perception and its reduction into abstract forms.
Grill´s interest lies not in the faithful reproduction of reality, but she focuses on the potential of its manipulation. Born in 1971 in Styria, Michaela Grill studied in Vienna, Glasgow and London. Since 1999 she has produced various film and video works, sound installations, live visuals and performances. Apart from her artistic work Grill organized the festival “What´s Up Vienna! What´s Up Montréal”, which took place in Winnipeg and Vienna and acts as curator for various films. In recent years much of her work has been screened at the Austrian Film Festival Diagonale. In 2010 she received the “outstanding artist award” in the category avant-garde film by the ministry of education, art and culture in Austria.
A brief discussion with Michaela Grill will follow the screening of her work.
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