Delete Beach

Root Event

Werkleitz Festival 2018 Holen und Bringen

Parent Event

Film programme Return to Sender I
Delete Beach
JP/DE/NO 2016
Delete Beach, Phil Collins
© Phil Collins
Delete Beach, Phil Collins
© Phil Collins
Delete Beach, Phil Collins
© Phil Collins

In this anime film a young woman at an unspecified time in the future is active in an anti-capitalist resistance movement. The organization uses petroleum as a weapon, as its members inject and inhale the substance in order to become addicted to it. They see this waste of the limited raw material as a form of rebellion, as a result of which their bodies gradually turn into oil. To finally convert themselves to a tool and raw material they cast themselves into the sea with the goal of literally inscribing their bodies into the circulation of production and (future) resistance.

Producers: Siniša Mitrović, Tanaka Eiko, Trond Gullaksen, Kaspar Synnevåg
Productions companies: Shady Lane Productions, STUDIO4°C, North Sea Productions
Music: Mica Levi
Courtesy Shady Lane Productions, Berlin and Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York / Los Angeles

Phil Collins, JP/DE/NO 2016, 7 min, OFeUT

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