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Events 09 | 2013

Wed, September 11, 2013
Jürgen Heiter: Der Photograph
[The Photographer]

Film screening with a short introduction by the Director
ZKM_Lecture Hall, 6 p.m., admission free

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Photographic reports about artists have become an integral part of collective memory since the invention of photography. They are what mediate a picture of great artists without whose influence such photographs would be inconceivable. One such photographer was Benjamin Katz, to which the film "Der Photograph [The Photographer]" is dedicated: from the 1960s through to the 1990s he documented the national and international art market like no other before him.
The documentary-essayistic film is dedicated both to Benjamin Katz as well as to the forms and strategies of artistic perception and the mechanisms of perception. The 19th chapter of the film takes the audience on a journey in time over the foregoing thirty years of art history in which single actions and performances are especially designed for the film.

Der Photograph [The Photographer] (D, 2006, 135 min., color)
with Benjamin Katz and Georg Baselitz, blank (Rüdiger Carl, Oliver Augst, Christoph Korn), Johannes and Anna Blume, Jan Hoet, Ora Katz, Walther König, Ralf Küpper, Markus Lüpertz, Jonathan Meese, Werner Nekes, Rudolf Springer, Maria Anna Tappeiner, Rosemarie Trockel, Cony Theis, Verdi-Quartett, Andreas Walther

Direction, book, montage, production: Jürgen Heiter
Dramaturgy: Helmut W. Banz
Artistic collaboration: Cony Theis
Camera: Ulrike Pfeiffer, Jürgen Heiter
Sound and online editing: Andreas Walther
Post production: Christina Zartmann (ZKM | Karlsruhe)
Editing: Reinhard Wulf

Heiter Filmproduktion in a co-production with WDR-3sat, and funded by Hessische Filmförderung and the ZKM.


- subject to change -

Film still "The Photographer"
© Jürgen Heiter

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