Taking a cup in your hand, emptying it, holding it under water scrubbing, rinsing, putting it on the draining board, over and over again – all actions that usually happen unconsciously and automatically. Who has ever actually dedicated time to thinking about the task of washing up? Margaret Raspé is fascinated by day-to-day tasks, and devotes most of her films to them. The special aspect about her work is the camera perspective, which is provided by her “camera helmet”. Positioned on her head, the camera follows her movements and, in doing so, records the act of washing up.
It was love at first sight: Dagie Brundert, Gabriele Kahnert and the Super 8 camera. Their paths crossed around 1987, when Dagie and Gabriele were studying at the HdK, a time when Super 8 was booming, especially in Berlin. A characteristic feature of their films is their length - or rather their brevity. The most extreme examples are not even a minute long [!] Dagie and Gabriele always shot quickly and with little financial effort, but behind each film there is always a great story, for example, an unhappy love, longing or swimming in salad water. With a lot of humor, punk and serenity, they roamed around with their Super 8 camera.
De Martes, Junio 8, 2021 - 16:00 hasta Domingo, Junio 13, 2021 - 19:00
attaque(e)r le visible Corporal Interventions #1 – Berlin Experimental Films from the 80s Monthly from May to July 2021 Raum für drastische Maßnahmen / Oderstr. 34, 10247 Berlin curated by Lawinia Rate