Two men sit on an island watching the sunset. When a storm gathers, they decide to build a boat. While one man is mindful of the coming danger and urges speed, the other wastes his time on decorative details.
In 1954, the “Automat Imbiss” opened on Alexanderplatz in East Berlin. Featuring slots from which you picked the dishes after inserting coins, it conformed to the notions of modernity and future of the time.
This film was first planned in 1976 for an interdisciplinary exhibition of six Leipzig artists called “Tangente I” intended to revolve around joint projects by painters, filmmakers, composers and choreographers.