In a Spanish magazine, I found a list of characteristics considered by the Catholic church to be positive or negative. With two exceptions, the positive characteristics represented passive attitudes. In the film, I represent them mimetically. Using animated imagery, I let the juices which are stimulated by sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system flow over the body: tears, sweat, sperm, vaginal secretions. –Mara Mattuschka
Born 1959 in Sofia. Golden Circle for Higher Mathematics. Studied ethnology and linguistics in Vienna. 1990: Magister Artis at the University of Applied Arts for Painting and Trickfilm by Prof. Maria Lassnig.
1990: Birth of her son Max Viktor. 1994-2001 Professor for Free Art at HBK Braunschweig. 2001: Birth of her son Leo August. Turbokoloratur. One-Woman-Shows. Numerous Films. Known also as Mimi Minus, Madame Ping Pong, Mahatma Gobi, Ramses Pu Tai II. Lives in Vienna. Films/videos (Selection): NabelFabel, 1984; Der Untergang der Titania, 1985; Cerolax II, 1985; Parasympathica, 1985; Kugelkopf, 1985; Pascal Gödel, 1986; Les Miserables, 1987; Es hat mich sehr gefreut, 1987; Kaiser Schnitt, 1987; Der Einzug des Rokoko ins Inselreich der Huzzis, 1989; Loading Ludwig, 1989; Der Schöne, die Biest, 1993; S.O.S. Extraterrestria, 1993; Suvlaki ist Babylon: komm, iss… read more