Ivan braucht keinen Fernseher


1997, 00:10:20, PAL, color, sound, D004 03

Using an experiment in perception in the form of a nightly stroll with the seventy-one year old Ivan—who has been blind since birth—in their Croatian home country, Ivo Deković refers to the elementary foundations of documentary images. Already in early video works like Strand or Fischer, he made them the starting point of changes in which the tension between a visual essentialism and the potential of manipulation becomes clear.