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Web version of finalklein made with
music, composed by Klaus Wagner.
In the Web version, the Internet is
determining the pattern of the movie.

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Installation view U3 Corporate Culture,
Art, Plastics and Recycling exhibition
Potsdamer Platz Berlin, Germany 2003
photo by Farhad J. Parsa

Interaction takes place between viewer and image by means of a projective imagination.

The work finalklein by Susanne Schuricht shows a surface divided into equal rectangles. Each rectangle displays
the same film sequence. finalklein is a minimalist drama with one hand, one film, and asynchronously playing
sequences of that film which means that each individual film sequence begins marginally earlier or later than the
others. At first unrecognizable, then not dissimilar to a muscle. The paths of movement converge - eventually
focusing the synchronous movement. What once looked like a kaleidoscope is consolidating into a composite image,
going back to its original: moving hands and fingers.

The full span is covered, with various interpretive possibilities and a dramaturgical climax – from the clear
recognition of the hands and fingers to their dissolution into an abstract pattern. As the film continues the
impressions start to merge, constituting an organism like configuration. In the Web version, the browser is
determining the pattern of the movie.

The movie linebirds is the more abstract and tranquil answer to the former very lively and organic video work,
called finalklein. It is based on the same structure like finalklein. (Wolf Guenter Thiel)

Screenings (selection)

2010 Media Facades Festival Europe, Collegium Hungaricum, Berlin, Germany
2007 with TrampolineUK at Royal Centre, Nottingham; Derby Big Screen; Phoenix Arts Centre, UK
2007 nomination by, Series "Le Detail -The Detail"
2006 at "AIR Terminal", exhibition of Contemporary Art, Lecce, Italy
2005 interruption 2, as part of the futuresonic festival in Manchester, UK
2005 MAF05, New Media Arts Festival in Bangkok, Thailand
2005 nominated for the Web Biennial (WB05) at the Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum, iS.CaM, Turkey
2005 Version 05: Invincible Desire in Chicago, Illinois
2005 Refresh Conference, Banff, Canada
2005 Netart versus Web Art, Telemar Cultural Center, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
2003 U3 Corporate Culture: Art, Plastics and Recycling exhibition, Potsdamer Platz Berlin, Germany
2002 Tokyo Homebase, Tokyo, Japan
2002, presentation at the Opening of Sehsüchte, International Film Festival Berlin, Germany

Bibliography (selection)
NY Arts Magazine, Berliner Kunst, July - August 2006
U3 Corporate Culture, catalog, ARNOLDSCHE Art Publishers, 2003
Bijutsu Techo BT 10, October 2002




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