In Profile: Mariele Neudecker
Images, Music and Text 2002-2005
Following on from Picture This’ DVD publication which looked at the moving image and sculptural work of Mariele Neudecker up to 2002, this DVD focuses on her more recent projects, and in particular a series of works that bring her interests in image, music and text together.
Picture This co-commissioned Kindertotenlieder in 2005 and this publication explores the making of this major installation which combines these three themes together through film and sculpture.
Picture This have worked with Mariele Neudecker for several years and it is this ongoing relationship with artists that is the focus behind the InProfile DVD series. The series aims to give an insight into the practice of film and video artists through their works and their own words.
This DVD features an interview with Mariele Neudecker that focuses on her video installation works from 2003 to 2005, and includes the works Stay Here or Die (2002), Winterreise - A Prelude (2003), Winterreise (2003) and Kindertotenlieder (2005). The accompanying text includes an illustrated essay by Shirley MacWilliam.
Written for the InProfile: Mariele Neudecker 2002-05 DVD this essay by Shirley MacWilliam looks music and moving image in Neudecker's work.
Mariele Neudecker's work centres on the tensions between representations of the sublime landscape and our perception and memory of experience.