This is not a time for metaphors
Shortfilm – Animation
The artist Andrea Fraser said that in these times of exaggerated and distorted political spectacle, art should not be poetical and metaphorical, but factual and understated.
In this short-film I collage contradictory layers of meaning to ask what should be done with art in these times.
|media:||video with sound (HD, 9:45); animation with acrylic ink drawings|
|project start:||april 2018|
|public presentations (all versions, old and new):||dec 2019: Cantonale 19-20, kunsthaus langenthal
nov 2018: “kunst in unruhigen zeiten” in “science talk”, sattelkammer bern
short-film on vimeo (excerpt):
|credits:||nairs zentrum für gegenwartskunst, sattelkammer bern, moritz sommet (japanology background on kuniyoshi)|