EN - What the buildings and sites in all the films have in common is the idea of ‘architecture as sculpture’, utilising a distinct use of concrete that departs from the free form of the whole in a sculptural manner. In the absence of a traditional narrative, it is the space itself that takes the role of the protagonist, while the camera proposes a narration through its travel and observation. Part I explores the church of Fritz Wotruba in Vienna; Part II, Blockhaus, the Eglise St.Bernadette-du-Banlay in Nevers; and Part III, the film Carrara with its marble quarries within a sculpted landscape.

Info

Title Concrete & Samples I Wotruba Wien
Original title Concrete & Samples I Wotruba Wien
Original language no dialogues
Status Completed
Production Majority Flemish
Category Shorts , Experimental
Year 2009
World première / first public presentation 2009-05-28

Credits

Photography Vincent Pinckaers
Editing Aglaia Konrad, Fairuz

Technical specs

Running time film 13'37"
Release format 16mm transferred to video
Aspect ratio 4:3
Sound format no sound
Colour Colour

Partners

Supported by the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), Museum fur Gegenwartskunst Siegen, LUCA Sint-Lukas Hogeschool Brussel, Atelier Graphoui & Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Arts & Culture

Festivals

Museum M Leuven (BE), Apr 29 – Sep 18, 2016 Filmmuseum Munich (DE), Apr 26, 2015 Raum Mit Licht Wenen (AT), Oct 3 – Nov 9, 2014 MK Gallery Milton Keynes (GB), Feb 13, 2014 Stadtmuseum Graz (AT), Jan 27, 2013 Centre for Visual Arts Sainsbury (GB), Oct 19 – Nov 11, 2012 40mcube Rennes (FR), Sep 15 – Dec 9, 2012 Camera Austria Graz (AT), May 22, 2012 Screen Festival Barcelona (ES), May 22, 2012 Sint-Lukasgalerie Brussel (BE), Mar 8 – Apr 21, 2012 Villa Romana Firenze (IT), Sep 30 – Nov 6, 2011 Les Rencontres Internationales Berlin (DE), Jun 30, 2011 — 14:00 Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid Madrid (ES), May 25, 2011 — 16:00 Rencontres Internationales Paris/Madrid/Berlin Madrid (ES), May 23-29, 2011 Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid Paris (FR), Nov 26 – Dec 4, 2010 Frac Centre Orléans (FR), Sep 18, 2010 – Feb 27, 2011 Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto (JP), Sep 18 – Nov 28, 2010 Tokyo Wonder Site Shibuya (JP), May 29 – Aug 1, 2010 deSingel Antwerpen (BE), Mar 4 – May 16, 2010 Museum fur Gegenwartskunst Siegen (DE), May 28 – Sep 20, 2009

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Last edited by Auguste Orts on 10 January 2017

Short info

Director Aglaia Konrad
Producers Marie Logie
Writers Aglaia Konrad
Contact

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Marie Logie
Lambert Crickxstraat 30
1070 Brussels
Belgium
T +32 2 881 09 59
marie@augusteorts.be
www.augusteorts.be

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