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Thomas Mohr



Living and working in Amsterdam. Since the late 1980s systematically exploring processes of perception and experience in installations and "films" referring inter alia to conceptual and minimal art, to the history of early cinematography, the transformation of information, the evolution of (new) media. Working with computer-generated processes combined with manual execution based on a growing photo archive containing at this moment more then 500000 pictures regarding major and minor personal and historic events. Main themes recently the reverberation of historic incidents and the intertwined relations of culture. 2010 -2015 works specifically related to the body of work of Hanne Darboven.

Screenings at various festivals (selected):
2009: IFFR/Rotterdam
2010: JMAF/Tokio, Sonic Acts/Amsterdam, Ars Electronica/Linz
2012: IFFR/Rotterdam, Transmediale Berlin, IFF Japan, NeMaf/Seoul
2013: JMAF Tokio, SICAF/Seoul 2014: IKFF/Hamburg, Jihlava IDFF
2015: IFFR/Rotterdam, HAFF/Utrecht, Media Art Biennale Wro /Wroclaw, Underdox Munich
2016: Les Recontres International, Paris

Realm1, 2008
Three Blueprints, 2008
Resonance, 2010
2² (zwei hoch zwei) / Hanne Darboven, 2011
544/44 (up/down), 2011
Schinkelzeit, 2012
Gedankenstrich(e)/Hanne Darboven, 2013
Zu Hanne Darboven / Abschliessend, 2014
Learning Curve 9/1, 2015
Zu Hanne Darboven / A Summary, 2015
Zu Hanne Darboven / retrospective, 2015


On Hanne Darboven / In Conclusion

Zu Hanne Darboven / Abschliessend (Orig.) / 2014 / Netherlands / 8 min

Thomas Mohr took 1,853 photographs of the exhibition The Order of Time and Things in Museum Reina Sofia in Madrid, which exhibited artist Hanne Darboven's home studio. Rhythmically edited to her composition Requiem, op. 22, book 61, the photos and music pulsate.



Visegrad? Where the hell is that?

Visegrad? Where the hell is that?

With this daring motto, playfully ironic visual design and primarily interesting film selection, Visegrad Film Festival presented its programme in Cork, Ireland. How was it, where does it go and why is it actually held in Ireland?

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A Showcase of Asian Documentary Film Jewels? TIDF!

A Showcase of Asian Documentary Film Jewels? TIDF!

The interest in all things Asian is growing faster than capital markets in the global world. That goes for documentary films as well. The contemporary production of Asian documentary filmmakers is regularly presented by Taiwan International Documentary Festival.

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Gulîstan, Land of Roses Wins Prestigious Doc Alliance Selection Award at Locarno IFF

Gulîstan, Land of Roses Wins Prestigious Doc Alliance Selection Award at Locarno IFF

On Sunday, August 7, young director Zaynê Akyol became the 9th winner of the unique Doc Alliance Selection Award that is awarded since 2008 by the international Doc Alliance platform. The Kurdish director based in Canada received the award during an award ceremony at Locarno IFF. Along with the award, the filmmaker also received financial support of 5.000 euro for her future film.

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