Christoph Korn
audio and media artist

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Eingedenken (2014) | intermedia work for radio, video and web| www.eingedenken.de

Two field recordings at the same location, at different times

Kairos

Anny

series invisible (live)

SIMEON (Installation)

deletion note

Pneuma

Eingedenken

stereo

Erwarten

Gesicht

SIMEON (CD)

Waldstueck

series invisible (book)

deletion studies

duration notes

I speak this text

NON machines

Ich ruf zu Dir Herr Jesu Christ

Institute for Social Research

Der Strich dauert 7 Sekunden
lang


Transforming John Cages
piano piece for "M.C. and
D.T." into silence by not
playing it

Sorge und Kapitalismus

Sprache der Disziplin

Hyperghetto

Folk song machine
































 

arrival in Portbou. looking back...

SAM0248

Eingedenken (Remembrance)

20 Audio Images, 20 Video Views

Using the 20 texts from “Theses on the Philosophy of History” by Walter Benjamin

Production: Südwestrundfunk/Radio Play
Dramaturgy/Editing: Manfred Hess
The work was made possible by a scholarship from “Stiftung Kunstfonds, Bonn

Fleeing from the Nazis toward Portugal, many emigrants passed along an escape route stretching over the foothills of the Pyrenees, from the French village Banyuls-sur-Mer to the Spanish city of Portbou.

On the last stage of his escape from the National Socialists, Walter Benjamin, as well, took this route. When he arrived in Portbou, the Spanish authorities refused to let him continue; he took his own life at night between September 26 and 27, 1940.

The artist Christoph Korn also walked this escape route over the Pyrenees. As tools he took along a microphone, a video camera and Walter Benjamin’s text “Theses on the Philosophy of History.”.....

www.eingedenken.de

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