DIE KOLLEKTIVE LAST (The collective weight), 2011

Installation view: Franckesche Stiftungen,
Halle/Saale, Germany

1-channel video installation, HD, 2:30

Concept and direction: Christian Niccoli
Camera: Andreas Steffan
Sound: Roman Strack
Setdesign: Peter Hansen
Assistants: Augusto Buzzegoli, Valentina Ferrandes
Cast: Alexander Abramyan, Julia Glasewald, Marielena Krewer, Mathieu Pelletier, Hanna
Friederike Stange, Belinde Ruth Stieve

The installation shows a group of people holding a weight. Projecting the film to the ceiling
of the space, the observer is forced the look upwards to watch it. The attempt is to physically
and emotionally involve him into the heaviness of the collectively carried weight.