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Olafur Eliasson - Notion Motion

30' (ENG)
Between natural phenomena and technology.

The film introduces the work and aesthetic theories of Danish Artist Olafur Eliasson as it documents one of his largest exhibitions ever, Notion Motion, in Rotterdam. An excursus examines Hans Richter and his abstract film Rhythm 21. Since the early 1990s Olafur Eliasson has built up an amazing oeuvre consisting of rainbows, sunsets, waterfalls, mist or periscopes. His work navigates between natural phenomena and technology. Eliasson's work makes the spectator aware of his perception tangible.

A portrait of the Danish Artist Olafur Eliasson. The film introduces Eliasson's work and aesthetic theories as it documents one of his largest exhibitions ever, „Notion Motion“, at the Boijmans van Beuningen in Rotterdam. An excursus examines Hans Richter and his abstract film „Rhythm 21“ made in 1921.
Since the early 1990s Olafur Eliasson (*1967), who grew up in Copenhagen, has built up an amazing oeuvre consisting of rainbows, sunsets, waterfalls, scent walls, mist, shafts of light, and periscopes. His work navigates between natural phenomena and technology. Eliasson's work makes the spectator aware oh his perception tangible.
Original Title: Olafur Eliasson - Notion Motion
Year: 2005
Length: 30' (ENG)
Resolution: HD
Film by: Jan Schmidt-Garre
Produced by: PARS MEDIA in collaboration with ZDF/3sat

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