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Christian Von Borries

Christian Von Borries

Germany

Biography

Christian von Borries (born 1967) produces media from other media. He is an orchestra conductor, composer and producer of site specific psychogeographic projects. His work was comissioned by Lucerne festival, Kunstfest Weimar, Volksbuehne Berlin, Kampnagel Hamburg and Documenta 12 among others. His cd Replay Debussy won an echo award.
His first film The Dubai in me won a prize at the FID Marseille film festival and was shown at film festivals in the whole world as well as the Yekaterinburg industrial biennale and the Principio Potosi exibition in Madrid and Berlin and online.
Christian von Borries is an anti copyright activist and lives and works in Berlin.

Filmography:

Dubai in Me (78´, Germany, 2010)
Mocracy: Neverland in Me (78´, Germany, 2012)

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The Dubai in Me

The Dubai in Me (Orig.) / 2010 / Germany / 78 min

A filmic essay depicting Dubai as a capitalist paradise with all the accompanying risks arising from living on debt, environmental destruction, modern forms of slavery, and other ills of the neo-liberal globalized world...

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