Renate LorenzStill: (No) Time
(selection, all co-dir) Scopitone (1991, short), Copy me - I want to travel (2004), Sometimes you fight for the world, sometimes you fight for yourself (2004, short), Normal Work (2007, short), N.O.Body (2008, short), Charming for the Revolution (2009, short), Salomania (2009, short), No Future / No Past (2011, short), Toxic (2012, short), To Valerie Solanas and Marilyn Monroe in Recognition of Their Desperation (2013, short), Opaque (2014, short), I Want (2015, short), Silent (2016, short), Telepathic Improvisation (2017, short), The Right To Have Rights (2019, short), Moving Backwards (2019, short), (No) Time (2021, performance)
Renate Lorenz at IFFR
To Valerie Solanas and Marilyn Monroe in Recognition of Their Desperation
‘Can sounds, rhythms and light produce queer relations? Can they become revolutionary?’ (PB & RL)
Dancers respond to a film in which they are also performing and offer an escape route out of the deathly routine of work.
Charming for the Revolution
Drag performer Werner Hirsch walks a turtle, channelling the 19th-century dandy. With nods to Jack Smith and Wages for Housework.
Performer Sharon Hayes delivers a speech plagiarising chats by former whistleblower Chelsea Manning and texts by punk poet Kathy Acker.
An exploration of resistance practices, combining post-modern choreography with guerrilla techniques and elements of queer underground culture.
In this rendition of John Cage’s 4’33”, musician Aérea Negrot remains silent in front of several microphones on Oranienplatz, Berlin.