November 16, 2013–January 12, 2014
Type as Image in Movement
ZKM (Zentrum fur Kunst und Medientechnologie)
Museum of Contemporary Art, Karlsruhe
Through multiple digital possibilities, script can go beyond its function in the mediation of information and gains an increasingly autonomous, aesthetic status. Analog or digitally based films or film fragments are referred to as script films, whereby moving, animated, graphically designed and, above all, script set to sound play the main role.
The exhibition SCHRIFTFILME leads to places in which we encounter moving script: artistic productions, but also feature films, advertising, music videos or media facades in cities. The project SCHRIFTFILME represents an attempt to compile, typologize and publically present classical popular as well as lesser noticed and frequently difficult to access script films from twenty countries dating from 1895 to the present.