Teri Wehn Damisch
Fri, January 25, 2013 – Sat, January 26, 2013, Film Screening
In honor of the French director, producer and scriptwriter Teri Wehn Damisch, the ZKM | Karlsruhe presents a two-day film screening. The program comprises a selection of nine from her numerous documentary films. In addition, five of Teri Wehn’s short films can be viewed in front of the ZKM_Lecture Hall throughout the day.
The director was born in Paris and grew up in New York; she has been living in France since 1975. She has realized numerous documentary films, especially on influential contemporary artists and scholars, such as about the stage designer Alexandre Trauner, the Hungarian-born photographer André Kertész, the French philosopher and art historian Hubert Damisch, the Canadian filmmaker and artist Michael Snow, the American artist Robert Morris, the Canadian architect Phyllis Lambert, and the Bulgarian literary theorist Julia Kristeva.

Teri Wehn Damisch is married to the French philosopher and art historian Hubert Damisch. The director and scriptwriter will be present in person during the film program on January 25 and 26, 2013.


Fri, January 25, 2013

5 p.m.
Le voyage surprise d'Alexandre Trauner
1991, 52 min., French (with German subtitles), prod.: Télé-Europe, INA, La Sept, A2

6.30 p.m.
André Kertész of the Cities - Budapest, Paris, New York
1985, 60 min., English (without subtitles), prod.: A2

8 p.m.
Julia Kristeva – Histoires d'amour et des passerelles
2011, 52 min., French (with German subtitles), prod.: Cinétévé

9 p.m.
Les Enfants Otages de Bergen Belsen − The Child hostages at Bergen-Belsen
2013, 53 min., French (with English subtitles), prod.: Cinétévé, France Télévision

20 p.m.
Discussion with Teri Wehn Damisch and Peter Weibel


Saturday, January 26, 2013

3 p.m.
Traite du trait d'Hubert Damisch
1995, 45 min., French (with German subtitles), prod.: Musée du Louvre, Arts et éducation

4.30 p.m.
Robert Morris: The Mind / Body problem (with Rosalind Krauss)
1995, 56 min., English (with French subtitles), prod.: Centre Pompidou

6 p.m.
Michael Snow: On Snow’s Wavelength
2001, 56 min, English (without subtitles), prod.: Lapsus, Centre Pompidou, Images Plus

7.30 p.m.
CITIZEN LAMBERT: JOAN OF ARCitecture: Phyllis Lambert architect
2007, 52 min., English (without subtitles), prod.: Les films de la Perrine, ONF/NBF, Philia INC

9 p.m.
Dis moi, quel est ton pays/ Sag mir wo deine Heimat ist
1996, 56 min., German, prod.: Carmin Films, ARTE

Short films in front of the ZKM_Media Theater
Seven Easy Pieces for Jean-Paul Gaultier
2011, 8 min., French (without subtitles), prod.: TF1

Flagrant délit / A Love Story between Two Skyscrapers – The Empire State and the Chrysler Buildings – an Animated Cartoon Based on the Drawings of Madelon Vriesendorp Koolhaas
1985, 10 min., silent film, prod.: A2, INA

Robert Morris Labyrinth
2007, 6 min., silent film, prod.: Teri Wehn Damisch

Robert Morris - Work in Progress: Blind Time
1995, 26 min., English (with French subtitles), prod.: Centre Pompidou

Micros Mondes
2013, 12-15 min., silent film with music and sound effects, prod.: Centre Pompidou
Organization / Institution
Centre Culturel Franco-Allemand Karlsruhe ; arte