STRANGE FLOWERS SPLASH or ONLY CATS HAVE NINE LIVES

… until the step through the mirror is done and a heart can open …

Short arthouse | Full HD | 00:11:55:14 | 2014

featuring susanne gschwendtner / florentin groll / tina muliar
text tina muliar / alexandra reill / bernadette stummer

camera / video material
georg eisnecker / sascha osaka / alexandra reill / prelinger archives
[live] light design georg eisnecker / peter koger
[live] video editing peter koger / nikita lauth / alexandra reill
[live] audio composition arthur denisson / eargazm

concept | directed by alexandra reill
inspired by claude cahun | vera chytilová | peter greenaway | ted hughes | marcel moore | sylvia plath | patti smith | andrei tarkowski | elsa triolet | assia wevill | unica zürn

production kanonmedia | vienna 2013 / 2014

STRANGE FLOWERS SPLASH or ONLY CATS HAVE NINE LIVES researches personal mechanisms of mystification existing as a result of ignorance or perfidious violence in society. The lack of empathy and coldness between humans become the starting point for reflections on the relevance of the moment of cutting or stepping through the mirror – an act which is repeated until the deceptive self-image bursts and the perspective of collective reality perceived from beyond individual disposition emerges; an act which is repeated until the step through the mirror is done and a heart can open …

STRANGE FLOWERS SPLASH or ONLY CATS HAVE NINE LIVES supported by

our thxs go to
— commission of culture 1070 vienna
— department of culture of the city of vienna

STRANGE FLOWERS SPLASH or ONLY CATS HAVE NINE LIVES screenings at

— @take this playground / take festival / alte post / vie / a / 17
— group exhibition opera publica / künstlerhaus wien / vie / a / 16
— espresso / vie / a / 14

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