Sea Concrete Human (Malfunctions #1)

Country

Austria

Year

2001

Runtime

29' 00''

Director

Michael Palm

Script

Michael Palm

This film concludes with "The vanishing of man was not mourned." At the same time, Nietzsch´s claim that the last human will live the longest is also true: He or she will survive in any notes or records which are left behind. In the same way as the scientist in an Antarctic research station who survives the death of the human race and takes notes on her studies of changes in the biosphere. Her enigmatic film and video footage is interpreted by a post- or extra-human intelligence. We can see a coast with flotsam and jetsam and blocks of concrete, and can hear a spectral computer voice read the researcher’s diary in the background. The cause of the disruption in the evolutionary process – a biological weapon? a plague? – is never revealed…

In programme

TRACES OF THE ANTHROPOCENE

Sat
12. 10.

Big Hall, Kino Art

16:30 - 18:00

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