The Mountain Stream, 2020
Video work; HD video with stereo audio
(duration 11:52 minutes)


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Interrogating the medial materiality of online found-footage, the video reworks the 1956 heimat (homeland) film Wo der Wildbach rauscht, isolating the cultural-political and historically loaded imagery associated with an idealised but fragmented German-romantic landscape, and exploring sentimentalism, kitsch, repression and anxiety. This is a companion piece to the video work The Wind on the Heath.


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