7 p.m. Weinecksaal / Cinema
Grußworte von Prof. Dr. Jan-Hendrik Olbertz, Kultusminister des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt;
Peter Zorn, Biennale Co-Director
und vom Kuratorium der Biennale.
Powers of Ten
Charles and Ray Eames
US 1977, 9 min, English
AL 2005, 14 min, English
Courtesy Peter Kilchmann Gallery, Zürich
SE 2005, 6:12 min, loop
Courtesy of Johanna Billing and Hollybush Gardens, London
Opening of the Exhibition
10 p.m. Happy Believers Club
audio visual performance
by d.m. hirsch and Familie Blender; Halle, Berlin, Wien
11 p.m. Weinecksaal / Cinema
Heaven On Earth
DE 2001, 52 min, English with German subtitles
Powers of Ten
Powers of Ten takes us on an adventure in magnitudes. Starting at a picnic by the lakeside in Chicago, this famous film transports us to the outer edges of the universe. Every ten seconds we view the starting point from ten times farther out until our own galaxy is visible only as a speck of light among many others.
Returning to Earth with breathtaking speed, we move inward - into the hand of the sleeping picnicker - with ten times more magnification every ten seconds. Our journey ends inside a proton of a carbon atom within a DNA molecule in a white blood cell.
Charles and Ray Eames are best known for their groundbreaking contributions to architecture, furniture design, industrial design and manufacturing. The legacy of this husband and wife team includes more than 75 films that reflect the breadth and depth of their interests.
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