Johann Lurf 1

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Johann Lurf
Austria
4 min.
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Johann Lurf
Austria
3 min.
2009
Film moments follow each other in a vertiginous montage with no other apparent correlation than synchronization with the optical sound that orchestrates it. A collection of miles of fragments of specific films is this strange cinephile utopia of Lurf: to invoke the history of cinema in a solo film.
Johann Lurf
Austria
5 min.
2011
This film centers on a very special form of street construction, in a very literal sense. A type of space ship of concrete, an underpass created below a rotunda, is the silent backdrop that serves as the nighttime entry into the film.
Johann Lurf
Austria
5 min.
2012
One (other) perceptual exploration of Lurf. An abandoned reservoir with its huge concrete bone begins to take movement thanks to the oscillating architecture of the light that the camera captures. The world is everything but static.
Johann Lurf
Austria
10 min.
2014
“General Dynamics European Land Systems Steyr”: These words can be read towards the ending in Johann Lurf´s EMBARGO. The film has a telling, almost ominous title, and it is accompanied by the information that it deals with arms industry and its locations.
Johann Lurf
Austria
12 min.
2015
A visual study of the seascape in Old Havana. Stillness and movement in powerful images to observe the clash between industry and nature, between the coast and the sea.
Johann Lurf
Austria
5 min.
2019
A hydraulic wheel located in a river, with one of its faces divided into different shapes and colors. At rest or in motion, it is illuminated by a strobe. Lurf asks again what our eyes believe in and explores the enigmatic territory between reality and the perceived.