Harun Farocki

Compiled by Thomas Elsaesser. The following spotlight on German filmmaker Harun Farocki is presented in association with the Goethe-Institut Inter Nationes Sydney and is also a preview of a forthcoming book of selected essays on Farocki edited by Thomas Elsaesser to be published by Amsterdam University Press. For access to the Goethe’s German Film Guide to Australia click here. For more information on Farocki, click here.

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Painting Pavements

From his work in the fiction mode to documentary to installion, Farocki has consistenly explored ideas of language, ideology, perception, and contemporary audio-visual culture.