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Martin_Bruch

Martin Bruch

Austria

Biography

Born 1961 at Hall in Tirol is living and working in Vienna. Boom operator in films. The affliction with multiple sclerosis required a change from the film set into the film-sound studio TREMENS. Ten years of work as a sound effects archivist followed. After repeatedly falling over with his scooter (and later with his wheel chair) Bruch discovered a new perspective and took photos immediately after each accident. These photographs were collected as book and exhibition under the title BRUCHLANDUNGEN (Crash Landings). Various exhibitions and filmscreenings worldwide.

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Exhibitions (selection): Biennale di Venecia, Sadler’s Well London, Conversation Centre Liverpool, Künstlerhaus Graz

Filmography:
bruchstücke lokal – global (2010) home.movie (2008) fenster / drei sätze (2006) handbikemovie (2003)

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handbikemovie

handbikemovie (Orig.) / 2003 / Austria / 99 min

The brake cables of Martin Bruch’s handbike –the handlebars of which serve at the same time as a manually operated driving-pedal appear and disappear in a regular rhythm at the lower edge of the screen...

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home.movie

home.movie (Orig.) / 2008 / Austria / 10 min

home.movie is an extremely mobile film. The camera pans, scans, jolts and races through Martin Bruch’s apartment, never standing still for a moment, and every shot is a pan or tracking shot...

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window / three movements

fenster / drei sätze (Orig.) / 2006 / Austria / 12 min

Experimental short film in three parts:
1. The dancing crane
2. My window to the courtyard
3. The parapet

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