© Generali Foundation Collection—Permanent Loan to the Museum der Moderne Salzburg

Harun Farocki

Gefängnisbilder, 2000

Video, black and white and color, sound, 60 min Director: Harun Farocki Photography: Cathy Lee Crane, Ingo Kratisch Produced by: Harun Farocki Filmproduktion, Movimento, Paris


Artwork text

Farocki’s material fascinates because of the place where the filming is done and because of the kind of vision: prisons, refugee houses, en-forcement facilities. Again and again, scenes from feature films, documentary films, and propaganda strips show the prisoner as singled out, potentially violent, perhaps mentally disturbed. The majority of the film excerpts tell how people are turned into prisoners. (Eckart Lottmann)

Lending history
2010 Vienna, AT, Österreichisches Filmmuseum 2006 Vienna, AT, Österreichisches Filmmuseum 2004 Vienna, AT, Österreichisches Filmmuseum