Der Optionist

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werkleitz Biennale 2006 Happy Believers
Der Optionist
DE 2005

“I could go everywhere, all women suit me …”, says the daydreaming protagonist. He sits on a stone sculpture in a park and talks to himself, talks to an absent opposite: no contractions, everything is wonderful: The possibilities opening up, the imaginary as a phantasmatic cloud, hovers as a perfect state around this optionist, since a realisation is not an option anyway. What is phantasmatic thus cannot be disturbed by the real. Security level 1, risk-free park zone, or was there anything missing?
(Sabine Winkler)

Sylvie Boisseau und Frank Westermeyer work together since 1996, after studying both at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts in Paris and working at the Bauhaus University in Weimar.
www.uni-weimar.de/projekte/filmerei/

Sylvie Boisseau & Frank Westermeyer
DE 2004, 4:30 min, engl

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