For the Birds: Constanze Ruhm

Film program
23/11 2014 6 pm

November 22 until November 23, 2014, starting 6 pm
Admission: EUR 2

Austrian artist Constanze Ruhm has compiled a two-day-film program for Kunsthalle Wien. In reference to her essay film PANORAMIS PARAMOUNT PARANORMAL (in cooperation with Emilien Awada, currently in production) the selection also focuses on two main topics: The subject of the bird in film history and the method of casting as a hinge between pre-filmic reality and postfordian conditions.

November 22, 2014

6:00 pm Introduction Constanze Ruhm and Marie Egger (Kunsthalle Wien)
6:30 pm Die Bewerbung (Harun Farocki, D 1997, 58 min.)
7:40 pm Couch (Andy Warhol, USA 1964, 54 min.)
8:50 pm Kalte Probe (Constanze Ruhm & Christine Lang, A/D 2013, 90 min.)
10:30 pm TOP GIRL oder la déformation professionelle (Tatjana Turanskyj, D 2014, 90 min.)
00:10 am Geschichte der Nacht (Clemens Klopfenstein CH 1979, 63 min.)

November 23, 2014

6:00 pm Nicolaus Schafhausen and Constanze Ruhm in conversation
7:10 pm Zwischen zwei Kriegen (Harun Farocki, D 1978, 82 min.)
8:45 pm Birds at Sunrise (Joyce Wieland, CAN 1986, 10 min.)
9:10 pm Tag des Spatzen (Philip Scheffner , D 2010, 100 min.)
11:00 pm Der Rabe (Kurt Steinwendtner/Wolfgang Kudrnofsky A 1951, 13 min.)
11:20 pm Dead Birds (Robert Gardner USA 1964, 120 min.)

Vienna-Premiere: Ruhm’s film KALTE PROBE (2013, in cooperation with Christine Lang) will be shown in Vienna for the first time as part of the film program.

The program is presented in context of Vienna Art Week.

A pre-study to PANORAMIS PARAMOUNT PARANORMAL is presented within a solo exhibition of Constanze Ruhm at Kerstin Engholm Galerie in Vienna, opening November 13, 2014.