Film programm STUDIO 54 - KOYAANISQATSI (director: Godfrey Reggio)

Date:14 March 2012
Time:07:30 pm-10:00 pm
Location:Kinoraum (Souterrain) der JULIA STOSCHEK COLLECTION
Category:Studio 54, Events & lectures
Registration:Registration not required
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From December 2011 to May 2012 the JULIA STOSCHEK FOUNDATION e.V. will be showing the film programme STUDIO 54 supplementing the exhibition NUMBER FIVE: CITIES OF GOLD AND MIRRORS.
On the second Wednesday of every month, the cinema in the JULIA STOSCHEK COLLECTION will screen a film whose content or aesthetics served as a source of inspiration or point of reference for a work in the current exhibition. Also featured are films that exhibit parallels to the storylines, settings or contexts of individual artworks or represent a continuation of them.

Koyaanisqatsi. Life Out Of Balance
USA 1983, 82 min., original version
Director: Godfrey Reggio

The title of the experimental documentary Koyaanisqatsi is a North American Hopi term for “life out of balance.” A minimalist soundtrack by Philip Glass accompanies the image sequences that explore the disproportions between nature and civilization. Landscapes images are interspersed with shots of man-made industrial areas, subtly questioning the human way of life without uttering a single word.

Limited seating. The current exhibition will be open from 6:00 p.m. onwards.
 
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