In the name of safety, the most banal movements in public spaces are being watched. Before a wide screen of strikingly captivating black-and-white images of daily scenes, we are forced to reflect on control vs privacy, technology vs humanity.
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Low Definition Control - Malfunctions #0Directed byMichael Palm
Greeks had two words for life: zoe (natural, reproductive) & bios (specialized: contemplative, political). 'Zoe' was excluded, in the classical world, from the polis & firmly grounded in oikos. “The threshold of biological modernity” is when the species & the individual as simple living body become targets of political strategy and state control. Palm’s film is a report on biolpolitics & its all-recording hypermania.