André Werner, Das Leben ist in Farbe, 1990
Into the Blue | Fragments from the TV Generation

It was never about cinema. It wasn’t even about video. It was about the final step into the holy grail. To enter the blue box, to finally become one with the pale blue rays. The video camera was the key to Aladdin‘s cave, and we thought we could gain control, reclaim our part of this beautiful intangible instant.
We expected a X-ray blue palace. It turned out to be a rabbit-hole. …continue reading

Die Sitte des Bilderfressens (The Custom Of Eating Pictures) André Werner, Cosima Reif, 1996, video 5min 56s
Die Sitte des Bilderfressens

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. …continue reading