Gesicht (2011-2013)| film work | duration: 12 hours | film section
(“..the other who reveals him or herself through the face..”, Emmanuel Lévinas)
Gesicht (Former Austerlitz Duplicate)
Coproduction: Christoph Korn, C.R.I.M., Museum of Contemporary Art Serralves Foundation
technical support by Enis Vardar and onomato.
Using the NS propaganda film “Terezin: A Documentary Film of the Jewish Resettlement” from 1944. Courtesy of the “Bundesarchiv/Filmarchiv” [Film Archive of the Federal Republic of Germany]
The title of the video work changed from "Austerlitz Duplicate" to "Gesicht"
Premiere (under the title Austerlitz Duplicate): November 2011, Museum of Contemporary Art Serralves, Porto (PT)
Text from book Thinking Reality and Time through Film.