HOOD140 + Constant

HOOD140 + Konstanta

International CompetitionFilmEnglish friendly
Jakob Jakubowski | Rakousko | 2022 | 18’
Enter the world of liberated, virtual architecture, where tearing yourself away will be the most challenging part. Architecture that blurs the distinctions between music, image, and impression. A psychedelic mockument about futuristic architecture.

Sasha Litvintseva, Beny Wagner | United Kingdom | 2021 | 40’

Trigger warning: The film contains a scene with rapidly changing light patterns, which may not be suitable for visitors with epilepsy.

What social, political, and power interests are behind the creation of the standardised unit of the metre? And why are we still obeying them centuries later?

The pathological need to measure and so tame the world is explored in this near-hallucinogenic essay, using reconstruction and a 3D animated model. It brings the viewer on a journey from prehistory, over the French revolution to today’s standardisation of measuring. It asks, do the units, through which we understand the world, make sense? And who do they serve?

Runtime: 58 min.