Details emerge from a storm of images, reduced to black and white, silhouettes only: a Ferris wheel turning mechanically, children playing ball, one of whom standing a little way off, a knife suitable for slitting one’s wrist.
An exercise book filled with the testimonies of women who were raped by Congolese rebels becomes the starting point of an odyssey through the war between Muslims and Christians. Fraught with sad beauty.
Digital ImmigrantsNorbert Kottmann, Dennis Stauffer
If you want to belong nowadays you must know how to work the Internet. Digital natives vs. digital immigrants. A group of senior citizens attending a computer course and struggling with the log-in function.
What’s left are images, ordered by memory. A home, the cat, friends – Otto Alder’s restless photo animation balances openly and honestly on the border between what was real and what was also meaningful.