Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen


Drone Potrait © Liam Young

Animation Chant for a Hybrid © Roee Rosen

Whew Age © Marisa Olson


Artists and filmmakers are increasingly exploring other formats for presenting moving images. As a result, innovative forms are being created that are neither academic lectures, nor film screenings with discussions, nor performances as art works. The protagonists themselves effectively take over the interpretational prerogative from the discursive world of curating.


Contact: Eva Hegge

Marisa Olson

Fri, 4 May, 10.00 pm

Lichtburg Filmpalast/Gloria


The artist, writer, and former punk singer explores our emotional relationship to the technology, delving into the booming wellness movement and its origins on the internet. Olson was a founding member of the Nasty Nets Internet Surf Club and was previously editor and curator for Rhizome. She's exhibited at the Venice Biennale, the Whitney Museum, Sundance, the BFI, and elsewhere.

Roee Rosen

Sat, 5 May, 10.00 pm

Lichtburg Filmpalast/Gloria


Under the title “Fake News and Truthful Fakes”, the artist, filmmaker and writer (Live and Die as Eva Braun, documenta 14) will deal with identity vis-à-vis notions of authenticity, and the lack thereof in the context of current politics and cultural reception. Including a presentation of Maxim Komar-Myshkin and a screening of Rosen’s The Buried Alive Videos.

Liam Young

Sun, 6 May, 10.00 pm

Lichtburg Filmpalast/Gloria


An audio-visual expedition to a city found somewhere between the real and the imagined by speculative architect and filmmaker Liam Young (Tomorrows Thoughts Today, Unknown Fields). The audience will follow Young on a tour through a network of software systems, autonomous infrastructures, ghost architectures and glitches, searching for the wilds beyond the machine.