Land of the Giants

Land: 
de
Year: 
1987
Duration: 
10 min
Format:
film/video

The living room seems as usual. The protagonist asks himself: Watching TV or not? The computer silently picks up the dialogue: "I'm afraid I have some bad news for you." And then reality bursts into the room, through electronic locks, an increasingly violent reality, of monstrous, dramatic scale. Reality itself is only tangible as a image copy, the violence and cruelty, however, manifest in physical consequences. The interiour of life is reduced to monitors, the only interlocutor left is the computer – yet it does not protect from injuries. (VideoFilmFest '88)

 

(Image: Thomas Balzer. Land of the Giants)