Smolarz, Elisabeth


Elisabth Smolarz

  • artist biography
  • smolarz_gender
    Her video “You & Me” is part of the VideoChannel selection “gender indentity

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    10 questions—>

    1.
    Question
    Tell me something about your life and the educational background
    Answer
    I was born in Poland and I grew up in Germany.
    in 2006 I received my MFA at the State Art Academy in Stuttgart

    2.
    Question
    When, how and why started you filming?
    Answer
    when I was 18 in high school

    3.
    Question
    What kind of subjects have your films/videos?
    Answer
    people

    4.
    Question
    How do you develop your films/videos, do you follow certain principles, styles etc?
    Answer
    no not really. I usually start with an idea, and then decide what kind of technique I will use for it

    5.
    Question
    Tell me something about the technical equipment you use.
    Answer
    so far I worked with my old sony, but I’m thinking about using a canon for my next piece.
    G4 final cut after effects

    6.
    Question
    What are the chances of new media for the genre film/video in general
    and you personally?
    Answer
    ?

    7.
    Question
    How do you finance your films/videos?
    Answer
    my self

    8.
    Question
    Do you work individually as a videoartist/film maker or do you work in a team?
    Answer
    individually

    9.
    Question
    Who or what has a lasting influence on your film/video making?
    Answer
    fischli und weiss

    10.
    Question
    What are your future plans or dreams as a film/video maker?
    Answer
    I’m going to china next week to make new work. yeay!

    out of competition:

    Can works of yours viewed online besides on VideoChannel?
    List some links & resources
    http://smolarz.com/links.swf

    Elisabeth Smolarz
    www.smolarz.com
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/elisabethsmolarz/