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While the electro-folksong “roadtruckers” by Folklabor revolves around the search for freedom “on the road”, the video shows animated waiting rooms. The pathos of escape from the world, the journey into a great monotonous empty space, are contrasted with leisurely camera pans through the small, pathos-free monotony of waiting rooms.

Karo Szmit, geb. 1978 in Warschau. Studierte Experimentelle Gestaltung an der Kunstuniversität Linz. Arbeitsschwerpunkte Animationsfilm, Zeichnung, Rauminstallation. Lebt in Wien. Filme (Auswahl): -probieren Sie andere Stichwörter (2004; CE 2004), file is either (2004; CE 2005), Le Grand Content (2006, mit Clemens Kogler; CE 2007), intercut (Crossing Europe Trailer 2007)

Local Artists 2009

Karo Szmit

Austria 2008
4 minutes