Schatzalp


2021, TH/AT, 360 Grad VR, 13 min, colour, stereo

Director, camera, scriptwriter, editor, producer: Marlies Pöschl

Narrator:
Franziskus Abgottspon

Sound design:
Peter Kutin




This enigmatic ‘VR regional novel’ intertwines everyday life in a long-term resort for European seniors in Southeast Asia with fictionalized anecdotes based on memories of home that the ‘guests’ project onto this place. The invisible narrator, Beat, leads us through a place that seems just like any typical Swiss village. And yet it is as if the scenery is slightly out of place, as if we were in a virtual rift between one place and another.

Some of the things we encounter here appear to come from Thailand - one could almost get the impression that we are not in Switzerland at all! The text of the video, performed by an actor, is an aesthetically condensed fiction, drawing from conversations between the artist and residents of the resort. The narrator’s descriptions, although spoken clearly and confidently, are muddled, sometimes seemingly blurring different places and times together, which makes experiencing this film even more disorientating. Schatzalp is the first part of a larger project on this subject.






Exhbitions
Les Maintenants, Salzburger Kunstverein, 2021, AT


Installation view: Les Maintenants, Salzburger Kunstverein, 2021, AT
Photo: Anrdew Phelps

Contact
Marlies Pöschl
Studio (by appointment)
1020 Vienna, AT
kontakt@marliespoeschl.net www.marliespoeschl.net

Feel free to contact me for copies of my works for preview or research purposes.


Copyright
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The Golden Pixel Cooperative
Association for Moving Image, Art and Media
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marlies.poeschl@goldenpixelcoop.com
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Contact

Marlies Pöschl
Studio (by appointment)
1020 Vienna, AT
kontakt@marliespoeschl.net
www.marliespoeschl.net

Feel free to contact me for copies of my works for preview or research purposes.


Copyright
all images © their authors. The art work of Marlies Pöschl and the images of work shown on this website are subject to copyright. The copyright of all the work remains with the artist.


The Golden Pixel Cooperative
Association for Moving Image, Art and Media
www.goldenpixelcoop.com
marlies.poeschl@goldenpixelcoop.com