A German poem interplays with Europe's largest public sensor artwork. Its pillars interact with human motion and touch, breathe light and sound in response to people...
"Sensor Valley" was created by Studio Daan Roosegaarde in the Netherlands. They also gave permission to use their video material.
"Safari" is written and spoken by Eva Gagel, who I heard at her poetry reading in Berlin. A horizontally moving textline with my English translation completes this poetic video minute. (1'28")
Ebba JahnDirectorview profile please
Eva GagelKey Cast"Poet, Speaker"
Project Type:Documentary, Experimental, Short, Other
Genres:Art, poetry, poem, public art, sound, very short, shortfilm, light, poetryfilm
Runtime:1 minute 28 seconds
Completion Date:January 25, 2020
Country of Origin:Germany
Country of Filming:Netherlands
Lacuna FestivalsLanzarote & Fuerte Ventura
June / July
Ebba JahnCountry: WorldwideRights: All Rights
German Film and TV Academy dffb Berlin graduate 1984
NRW film artist prize 1984
Own film productions since then
Camera and sound for filmmaker colleagues
Video teacher at University of the Arts, Berlin 1985 - 1986
Film teacher at Berlin film academy dffb 1986 -1991
Move to New York City 1991-2008
CUNY A.S. in Fine Arts & BA studies until 1999 Hunter College
Radio producer and technician ARD Studio New York 1999 - 2001
Freelance NYC - correspondent for public radio in Germany 2001- 03
Film teacher at filmschools in Germany and Zürich 2004-2008
Film re-runs and DVD production of own jazzfilm Rising Tones Cross 2005
Director and co-curator of jazzfest INTERPLAY ! BERLIN 2006
Jazz film curator and live acts coordinator IFFF Frauenfilmfestival 2007
Film artist stipend of the Berlin Senat 2007
DVD production ARTS INTERPLAY 2008
Video/Room Installation, Short Films, DVD Productions, 2009
Older videos are shown in German museums 2006, 2017, 2018
Jazzfilm from 1984 has re-runs on several music festivals and art theaters.
Small scale series in painting and mixed media since 2010
Art Exhibitions in Germany
Curating, organizing and travelling with exhibition PAPER PAIRS with artworks by 15 - 24 artists including own 2017-2019
Since 2018 cooperations with trombonist Paul Hubweber.
2019 Screenings of video PAPER PAIRS & TROMBONE
New Short Videos since 2019:
AQUA IMPROMPTU 13'
BRIDGING IT 4'
FOG HORNS 6'
NOCTURNAL RESPONSE 1'28"
THE CREEK 1'58"