SCREENING + BOOK LAUNCH
14 December 2022, 7:30 p.m.
Video-works from the 70s and 80s
After studying photography, Maria Vedder began making Super 8 films at the end of the 1970s. At the same time, she devoted herself to video art, where she became known for her video installations or, as some would say, video sculptures. Several box monitors stacked on top of each other or placed side by side show images, which are often electronically manipulated. The interacting images seem to play with each other or react to each other. The impression of interaction is achieved through special synchronisation. Maria Vedder’s works from the 1980s reveal technological developments in the medium of video. Today, they also tell of the transience of the video technology, when some works can no longer be shown as they were originally exhibited because playback devices do not work anymore and they are no longer available. Maria Vedder’s artistic practice has been oriented towards collaboration again and again. Bettina Gruber and Brian Eno are among those with whom she has worked closely together. In her more recent projects, she does not work with technical alienation effects, but uses documentary means to investigate the systemic connections of visual reality.
After the projection there will be a q&a with Maria Vedder and she will present her new book “Alle Zeit der Welt” (in german).
WHERE: Raum für drastische Maßnahmen / Oderstr. 34, 10247 Berlin-Friedrichshain
Limited number of seats! If you would like to attend the screening, please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org