Schaukasten (display case) is a hub for spreading
informations. Nomen est omen what means in this
case the video is about what photographic images
and enhancement software makes out of what a
camera shooting is able to present to the
Photographic images are determined by a high level
of additional information compared to, e.g.
paintings or other forms of representation.
SCHAUKASTEN serial: STREET B, 2012 - 2019, 1min
“Since quite a while I am working on the issue of
smallest creature, e.g. insects, butterflies,
birds. I have had other issues before, too.
One big one was the visual impact that a metropole
has on its citizens and visitors.
My video work always depends on where I am living.
I have been living in the most part of my life in
big cities like Hamburg or Berlin. Five years ago,
I moved to a small town in Southwest Germany close
to the French and Swiss border.
Since i am living-so to speak -at the countryside
and my interest has shifted to nature and here
especially to the smallest creatures, insects and
Later it turned out (to be exact: this year) that
insects and birds are facing among other species
the greatest extinction since the death of
dinosaurs hundred thousands of years ago. I read
in a newspaper article the unbelievable number of
1500 species of birds only!
That was more than enough reason to continue with
my issue. There was another drive to readopt the
issue of birds on which I had worked before.
During the time I was living in Berlin, I used to
be awfully fascinated by the different species and
the mass of birds that came year after year to
Berlin in order to stay the summer between the
endless streets surrounded by endless multi storey
Why do birds come to at least for them to such a
hostile place like this...?”
2019 MAGAZINE 43, issue 6, winter 2019, pp. 24-30,
LANDMARK: VOGELHAUS, 2019, 1min 0sec excerpt
2019, SHORT(S) PETTING, powered by AGITATE:21c,
curator Darko Duilo, Kine Klub Spilt, Kroatia,