Tryptychon Studie fur Selbstbild

1987
Country: Germany
Duration: 10 mins
|30 Seconds
Colour: B&W
Available Format/s: 16mm

“T.M. doesn’t trust that his documentary material can be more than mere surface reflection. He investigates it and with it, himself. His experiences of going out-doors are experiences of being sucked in by this outside: his body is threatened to be lost in the thick undergrowth of an artificially constructed nature or the bleak expanses of landscapes. In the confines of a room it is easier to give body/image to oneself, but here too this incarnation is threatened: it is impossible to fix reality for long. Appearances are transient. The only constant of the self is its ‘flickering structure’. – Lilli Kamer Journal Film; Nov/Dec 1987.

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More works by Thomas Mank

Germany
, 1988
10 Minutes

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