WALTER SEIDL

index | cv | texts | links | contact / credits
projects: watashi-tachi | ST. | Beyond Darkness | A.o.D. | DISsect | FLUCtuate | untitled (Galotti) | DISclose | D & S


DISclose
b/w slide installation, 2001-2003

DISclose can be seen as a continuation of the color series, D&S, however, doing away with staged interventions in order to focus on the immediacy of the protagonistsí action(s).

The strong b/w contrasts convey a directness to various living conditions, including the public space as a strong identity marker, which, through the succession of the slides turns the whole picture series into a photographic road movie. In its narrativity, DISclose concentrates on aspects of the everyday, which, due to globalized values can no longer be traced according to geographical or nation-bound characteristics. Hence, the fusion of American and European settings emphasizes the genre-specific modes of depicting ephemeral textures of reality.     

DISclose features a soundtrack by British musician John Parish. John Parish is a composer, multi-instrumentalist & producer whose last solo album Once Upon A Little Time was released on Thrill Jockey in September 2005. He is known for collaborating with &/or producing PJ Harvey, Eels, Giant Sand & many others. On the occasion of the first presentation of DISclose, Parish played a short solo set at Fotohof Salzburg.    


        

[ to enlarge view, click on the photos ]

CLICK TO SEE SLIDESHOW