Buttplug Series

Buttplug CERAMIC SCULPTURE SERIES, 2023 Three protagonists: BUTTPLUG series „Buttplug“ explores the multi-layered terrain of human sexuality, touching on contemporary issues of gender relations, dominance & submission and BDSM sexuality. In its dual function, the butt plug also represents the universal human dilemma between pleasure and death. Buttplug (series), together with Mimi Kohler, ceramic sculptures, […]

PAINGAINER.biz

PAINGAINER.biz POSTER INSTALLATION, 2023 Installation view: Broken Gallery, Stuttgart, 2023 „PAINGAINER.biz“ is the intriguing prelude to a new cycle of works by artists Patrick Alan Banfield and Mimi Kohler. It is an expressive advertising poster that marks the coming artistic path and prepares the viewer for the future production of a physical artwork in the […]

SOYBOY

SOYBOY DOCUMENTARY FILM/VIDEO INSTALLATION, 2023 Still: SOYBOY SOYBOY follows the cultural battle for interpretative sovereignty over gender roles that is being played out on the internet, using memes: silly, fast, political and overt miniatures of pop culture. On a journey through the western USA, we develop a documentary project in which we meet people who […]

Saratov

(Tatort) saratov DOCUMENTARY FILM/VIDEO INSTALLATION, 2023 Still:TATORT SARATOV The experimental documentary „Saratov“ and the video installation „Tatort (crime scene) Saratov“ both investigate the events in the Russian Saratov tuberculosis prison hospital, which came to light in the autumn of 2021. Prisoners were sexually abused and tortured for years, and filmed so that they could later […]

Sylvie

SYLVIE NARRATIVE VIDEO, 2022 Still of Sylvie The video work „Sylvie“ (together with Anne-Sophie Brunold) often changes signs in a theatre-like rehearsal room: the identity, role and goal of the two actresses can never be clearly identified. Based on fragments of the text „Whole Days – Whole Nights“ by Xavier Durringer (1996), a speculative space […]

Escapist Room

ESCAPIST Room EXPERIMENTAL FILM, 2019-2023 Still of Escapist Room „Escapist Room“ shows the painter Fritz Zuroff working in his studio for the Mossad in the late 1980s, hunting down old Nazis. He speaks into the camera and breaks the fourth wall. „Escapist Room“ examines aesthetics and typical Hollywood narratives of secret agents and spies – […]

Carbonization

CARBONIZATION FILM/VIDEO INSTALLATION, 2021 Still of Carbonization The essay film „Carbonization“ (2021) uses the high-quality imagery of advertising videos by major bicycle manufacturers as found footage in an uncanny, deconstructive narrative to tell the story of both carbon as a lightweight material and the bicycle as a superior means of transport. Carbonization, together with Nicolas […]

Drive Crisis Preacher

Drive Crisis Preacher VR INSTALLATION, VR environment, 2020 Still of Drive Crisis Preacher „Drive Crisis Preacher“ is a virtual reality environment. The scenography of a fictional cyberpunk dystopia merges with old and new video and sculptural works to create an immersive VR experience. Visitors are invited to explore this world and its spatial and narrative […]

The Last Resort

THE LAST RESORT FILM/VIDEO INSTALLATION, 2019 Installation view at HfG and ZKM, Karlsruhe, 2020 Photo: Anselm Buder Installation view at Galerie Klinger, Karlsruhe, 2019 A previously failed interview with a group of animal and human rights activists is re-enacted. With their extreme willingness to use violence, the activists herald a new stage in the escalation […]

Saulus Taunus

Saulus Taunus Video INSTALLATION, 2018 Installation view at MEWO Kunsthalle, Memmingen, 2018 „Saulus Taunus“ is a dense video installation about men destroying the world. Three narrators‘ voices address the viewer. The objects, cities, beings, and documentary scenes in the film are observations I make. The intuitive editing is an attempt to be political in a […]