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Stadtrandzone Mitte (Urban Periphery)  .  director Klaus W. Eisenlohr
11/04/2006, at 05:30 PM
director Klaus W. Eisenlohr
country Germany
year 2005
duration 43 minutes
media 16mm
color Color
language OF
producer Klaus W. Eisenlohr
production "Richfilm Productions Osnabruecker Strasse 25 10589 Berlin/Germany phone +49-30-34 09 53 43 email: office@richfilm.de http://www.richfilm.de"
cast

Ragani Haas, Johann Zeitler, Elyce Semenec , B?rbel Kasperek, Dorte Strehlow


cinematography Klaus W. Eisenlohr, Axel Bohse, Kemmy Thyssen
sound Klaus W. Eisenlohr, Kemmy Thyssen
editor Klaus W. Eisenlohr
music Igor Hax aka Markus Soukup
distribution

"Richfilm Productions

Osnabruecker Strasse 25

10589 Berlin/Germany

phone +49-30-34 09 53 43

email: office@richfilm.de

www.richfilm.de"



synopsis

"""What is public space today?"" Filmmaker and artist Klaus W. Eisenlohr poses this question at the beginning of his research with reference to the city of Hannover. The resulting film takes the viewer on a trip through a number of public spaces in Hannover's metropolitan area. Devised as a series of portraits with varying urban qualities, the film dwells not only on the visible urban attributes but also on the activities and connectedness that 'make-up' a public space.

Undertaking an array of spatial explorations, the film seeks to find out as to what kinds of interference or interventions can activate public place(s). Eisenlohr proposes that to entice or provoke responses, one such activation can be drawn 'out of' art performances. Interviews with city planers interwoven with scenes of everyday occurrences with young people, together, form a complement to Eisenlohr's photographic vision - a film essay of the everyday and its places inherent in Europe's modern cities."


biography

Klaus W. Eisenlohr was born in Tuttlingen and has been living in Berlin since 1989. He studied in Berlin and Chicago. The main focus of his works, many of which have received prizes at exhibitions in Germany, France and the USA, is with photography, experimental film and media art.