Felix S. Huber Florian Wüst re:site montréal

Date(s): Apr 25 to May 13 2005

Residency

re:site montréal

Exhibition from May 28 to June 25, 2005

re:site montréal appropriates the idea of everyday life as a film narrative. To a large extent determined by cinema, media and political spectacle, we perceive and understand the world through the eyes of cultural memory and collective imaginaries.

Produced during the residency, re:site montréal broadcasts live video streams from a public site in the neighbourhood of OBORO through the Internet. These images and sounds are automatically mixed with prefabricated recordings and enacted scenes, both stored in a database, that match with and expand upon the situation at the site. The constantly changing audio-visual collage is played back in real time on a website and on monitors and speakers which are part of the temporary installation in public space.

re:site montréal

Born in Zurich, artist Felix S. Huber uses photography, video and 3D animation in his work. His work has been shown around the world in venues such as the Städtisches Museum Abteiberg (Mönchengladbach, 1989), P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center (New York, 1994), documenta X (Kassel, 1997), ZKM-Zentrum für Medientechnologie (Karlsruhe, 2002), and the Centre pour l’image contemporaine Saint-Gervais (Geneva, 2003). He lives in Berlin.

 

Born in Munich, Florian Wüst is an independent filmmaker and curator of experimental film and video. He lives in Berlin and Rotterdam. He has presented exhibitions in art institutions and curated festivals including Catalyst Arts (Belfast, 1997), Tent (Rotterdam, 2000), the 48th International Short Film Festival (Oberhausen, 2002), Frankfurter Kunstverein (Frankfurt, 2004) and the 6th Werkleitz Biennale (Halle [Saale], 2004).