A gravel path on the edge of a village. Between fields and over to a fence. Drawn into the map of former uranium mining areas in Saxony and Thuringia. Night. Darkness. The ground exposes the film, leaving a trail of its invisible rays. The film follows this trace through space and time, and looks at the material, metaphorical and geopolitical rearrangements of the element uranium.
Mareike Bernien is a Berlin-based filmmaker and teacher. Since 2018 she has been part of the pong film production platform. With a media-archaeological approach, her artistic works question ideological certainties of representation, as well as their material-technological preconditions and historical continuities.
2011 RED, SHE SAID
2014 RAINBOW'S GRAVITY
Alex Gerbaulet is an artist, filmmaker and curator based in Berlin. Since 2014 she is part of the pong film production platform team. In her artistic work she explores, amongst others, the imageability of reality and memory. Her films move between video art, essay and documentary film.
2018 Die Schläferin