Film

 5000 Feet is the Best, 2011 Digitalfilm / Digital film, 30 min.

5000 Feet is the Best, 2011 Digitalfilm / Digital film, 30 min.

The perfectly crafted, deeply unsettling films of Omer Fast revolve around the traumatic experiences of refugees, soldiers returning home from war and drone pilots. In a constant interplay of immersion and alienation, they turn filmic illusion against itself.

 Kodak, 2006  Alle Abbildungen: © Tacita Dean, Courtesy Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris/New York, Frith Street Gallery, London

Kodak, 2006 
All images: © Tacita Dean, Courtesy Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris/New York, Frith Street Gallery, London

The British artist, who is currently showing at Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall, is known for her series of film portraits of famous men, including Merce Cunningham, Mario Merz, Michael Hamburger and Giorgio Morandi. Andreas Reiter Raabe talks to her about painterly qualities, light, colour and affection.