Simple whistles


2020, FR/AT, HD video, 11 min, colour, 5.1 sound 

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Cold-blue light on torpid young bodies and old faces. In the voice-over, the future vision of an old-age home. A breath, a hiss, a whistle. Poetry mixes with rhythmic choir performance and machine sounds, bodies start to move: encounter and communication with the surroundings—an escape from transparency.

(Michelle Koch, Diagonale, Festival of Austrian Film)

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Leaving behind a deserted courtyard, we enter a mysterious castle. Its inhabitants greet us in a still image. As they begin to move, they seem to follow strict patterns. Their bodies make sounds that resonate like machines: PVC, LNLM. The house has taken on a life of its own: windows watch over the people, blankets measure their temperature, the floor listens in. It is about finding a new language: between human bodies and technical objects.

Based on a collaborative project, in which senior citizens imagined a future vision of their assisted living project, a choral performance was created. Marlies Pöschl condenses this ritual into a film where the supposed transparency of 'smart homes' dissolves.




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Concept: Marlies Pöschl, Gaël Segalen, Marie Verhoeven & Dominique Clavier, Madeleine Do Esperito, Serge Godiot, Lucette Grenet, Hugues Moutarde, Huguette Thiebault
Director & editor: Marlies Pöschl
Original music: Gaël Segalen
Choir director: Marie Verhoeven
Director of photography: Emilien Awada
Sound engineer: Sébastien Linsolas
Sound mix: Peter Kutin
Voice-over: Cordula Rieger
Produced by Marlies Pöschl & CAC Brétigny


Presentations

Screenings:
Diagonale, Festival of Austrian Film, AT, 2021


Exhibitions:
Wake Words, Kunstraum Niederoesterreich, Vienna, AT, 2021
Les Maintenants, Salzburger Kunstverein, AT, 2021
From Nose to Coast, Tim Nolas, Vienna, AT, 2020





 

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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