Die Sitte des Bilderfressens (The Custom Of Eating Pictures) André Werner, Cosima Reif, 1996, video 5min 56s
Die Sitte des Bilderfressens (The Custom Of Eating Pictures)
At the time of its creation, this video was foremost triggered by the rise of satellite television and the autopoietic multiplication of imagery through thousands of tv channels. Little did we know that this was just a foretaste of things to come.
The scrolling text of the video is German, you can find the English translation here.
In 1997 it was nominated for the „German Videoart-price“ ZKM Karsruhe and SWF and broadcasted on German television.