Katharina Swoboda












Kaliningrad Zoo

video, hd, 5:30min, colour, sound, 2016

sound: sara pinheiro


The video consists of night footage, shot at Kaliningrad zoo. The only light source was a torch. The video is dark, and it is mostly unclear, which animal is actually seen. The exact tone of the grey colors masks in-between the shots are taken via colour pipette from shot before the mask.

Visible animals: 0:24 bird 0:30 flash light is searching for animals - no animals visible 1:02 something goatlike 1:27 something like a dear 1:40 lama (probably) 1:50 only house 2:00 deer cage 2:07 bear 2:30 bear 2:35 architecture 2:44 tiger 3:00 seal 3:20 seal 3:45 kangaroo 4:20 chicken 4:44 white peacock 4:56 white birds.



Offene Ateliers. Nairs. Center of Contemporary Art, Scuol, Switzerland. 08/2016


supported by:

"Auslandsatelierstipendium". City of Graz, Austria


thanks to:

Baltic Branch of NCCA

Kalingrad Zoo