C3: Center for Culture & Communication has the pleasure to invite you to the presentation of

Ute Ströer

video artist-in-residence
[discussion with the artist to follow]

on Tuesday, 29 April 2003 at 6:00 p.m.
C3 Center for Culture & Communication
Budapest, 1014 Országház utca 9.

Ute Ströer studied Media Art and Monumental Art at the Academy of Art & Deign in Enschede in The Netherlands (1998-2002), and is currently studying Experimental Film with Birgit Hein at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig in Germany. She currently lives and works in Berlin.

With her diploma film from Enschede, she won the TENT.Centre for Visual Arts Rotterdam video “Academy Award” for students in The Netherlands. Her prize was the possibility to produce a new work within a one-month residency at C3.

Ute will show the video work with which she won the award, Aspergo (2002, 8’), as well as her new work, (working title: Sugarmoon, 2003, approx. 9’), which she has been working on here during the month of April.

Ute Ströer experiments with the video medium, experiments with the body, experiments with inter-transforming genders, in a poesie of her-self, in an intimate metamorphosis of self-portraiture, in which the primal forces are longing and dust. She brings her dreams and her nightmares to life through her experiments with the image, with mirrors and with indefinable sounds.

Aspergo means pollination, a metamorphosis between Nature and artifice. Sugarmoon unravels a recent dream of this moonchild…