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session 2012

video projection from above
onto a cocktail glass upside down
mini projector hidden inside the top of
the black wooden box, 25 x 25 x 48 cm
lower frame, 100 cm height

exhibition view at "Salon de Séance", Rose's Neu, Berlin, 2012

video: a circle of hands, filmed in negativ and from top view,
reminding of spiritualistic table tipping.
the projection from above seems like a hologramm through the glassy top,
further down to the milky cup, where the hands appear spectral
and the fingertips meet up ghostly in the center.

seahorse 2012

video projection, digital video loop
rear projection on a glass filled with water,
translucent screen inside, 13 cm diameter
wooden box, 30 x 40 x 40 cm

exhibition view at "Archetypen", REH - Raumerweiterungshalle, Berlin, 2012

video: a lonely moving seahorse
surrounded by snowflakes in a fish bowl,
sometimes shy and hiding, then posing
lofty with a charming glance.

birding 2012

video projection
digital video loop

exhibition view at "Animals like Us", Baltic Raw / Open Museum,
Plateau Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, 2012

video: three birds watching from the height like silent guardians,
two owles left and right and a young eagle in the middle.
their bodies remain always in the same position,
just the heads move abrupt and unexpectedly from time to time,
observing the exhibition area with a focused view.

watch out 2012

video projection, digital video loop
projection through a shadow mask
80 x 200 cm, 2 m height onto a wall

exhibition view "Stranger than Paradise", Das Gift, Berlin, 2012

video: view through trees with two holes
appearing like eyes of a forestal monster,
with heavy gust of wind he shows his teeth.

rock 2011

digital video loop, lcd-monitor,
wooden box with circular cutout, frotside coated with black shimmery sandpaper
23 cm x 23 cm x 2,5 cm

video: ghostly figures move on the platform of a rock,
the legendary Externsteine in Teutoburger Wald (Westfalia),
recording in negative mode

uncharted territory 2011

video projection on semi-translucid acryl glass,
cut out in a cloudy island shape, 70 x 120 x 0,3 cm
free hanging with nylon threads from the ceiling,
partially the bright edges of the projection
appear on the wall behind like a solar eclipse.

video: the group of islands and the seafaring lines are inspired and partly cut out
from "Atlas Maior" (1665), at the same time the video recording of a water surface
moves like a cossed horizontal hatching.

through trees 2010

video projection, digital video loop
1 m Ø projection, 2 m height onto a wall

exhibition view at 20qm, Berlin, 2010

video: view through trees in twilight,
sometimes insects cross the image

Houseboat 2010

video projection: 90 x 120 cm
digital video loop frame made of aluminium blind, 240 x 240 cm
free hanging, can be watched from both sides

exhibition view at Kunstverein Gütersloh, Germany, 2010

video: window on a houseboat,
view to the sea through the slats of a jalousie,
streaking sun relexions appear in an abstract way

moon jellyfish 2009

video projektion, digital video loop,
3 preserving glasses filled with water,
translucent screens inside, board, 30 x 20 x 9 cm

video: 3 moon jellyfish moving in different rhythm,
the two small ones at the bottom move around their own axis,
the bigger one at the top contracts slightly up and down

ladybird 2009

video projection from above, digital video loop
glas with white coaster, board, 20 x 20 x 9 cm

video: view from top onto a glas,
a ladybird crawling in circles on the edge,
without finding an end

mineral processing 2009

viedo projection, digital video loop
stones made of aluminium foil, model making gras mulch
11 x 123 x 97 cm (variable)

exhibition view at 20qm, Berlin, 2010

video projection from above:
the detail of a watercourse in sunlight appears abstract,
five stones made of aluminium foil shimmer with the water surface

Alumountain 2008 / 2010

mountain made of aluminium foil,
model making gras mulch
80 x 120 x 160 cm

video projection from above:
shiny white particles floating over the mountain, parts of the
surface reflecting the particles back into the space

fast forward 2008

video projection, digital video loop
1 m Ø projection, 2 m height onto a wall

video: the break through a wall appears as a cut out frame,
the prospect behind shows an animated star flight,

radialsystem 2008

video projection, digital video loop
projection size: 170 x 300 cm (variable)

video: whirling light points as reflection from a river (spree)
hit the strict architecture of a glass facade,
a group of dancers in the second floor do a warm up in irregular formation;
parts of the bodies appear through the open windows in the background.

weathering 2008

video projection, digital video, 30 sec loop
parts of the projection are screened on the wall
Alabaster stone, 11 x 21 x 18 cm, board, 3 x 40 x 30 cm

video: foundfootage of a documentary about the Externsteine in Teutoburger Wald;
the animation shows the movement of molecules inside the rocks
caused by weathering, heating and light

externsteine 2007

video projection, digital video, 45 sec loop
quilt, 60 X 100 cm, pebbles
parts of the upright projection
cast shadows over the quilt landscape

video: recording in negative mode,
the legendary Externsteine in Teutoburger Wald (Westfalia),
people passing the narrow bridge between the two rocks,
having a pillow talk

after work 2006

video projection, digital video, 1 min loop

video: fixed camera position,
the only moving moments are the sneakers hanging from a stream cable
and dancing on air, while the street lamps are flickering in the twilight.

through 2006

video projection, digital video, 50 sec loop
bamboo curtain (90 x 200 cm) painted with a green leaf tendril,
hung up in the door case of the space (4 x 3,60 cm),
upright video projection across from the curtain

video: view through the bamboo curtain to the green garden,
the painted leaf tendril becomes optically integrated with the nature in the background;
a gentle airflow sets foreground and background into their own movement.

architectype 2004

digital video, 1 min loop
6” Monitor & DVD-Player in box
covered with velours , 16 x 19 x 5,5 cm

video: facade of a building ,the only moving moment
is a silver rotating anemometer.

spaceship 2003

video installation
exhibition at Kunstsammlungen Zwickau, 2003

different tracks 2004

video installation
exhibition at Gallery Surge, Tokyo, 2004

closure 2002

video projection, digital video, 1 min loop
projection on semi-translucid acryl glass, 150 x 200 cm
hanging in the middle of the space
so you can obtain the view inside - out from two sides

exhibition view at Städtische Ausstellungshalle am Hawerkamp, Muenster, 2002

video: view through a roller shutter
of a landscape with trees, moving gently.
In the projection the minimal movement of
the still-life appears to be an oversized pixel structure.

mobile 2002

video installation
exhibition at Städtische Ausstellungshalle am Hawerkamp, Muenster, 2002

© 2013 Henrike Daum