Diagonale
Festival of Austrian Film
March 21–26, 2023, Graz

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TESTA
Innovative Cinema Short, AT/AR 2018, Farbe+SW, 18 min., OmeU
Diagonale 2019

Director, Script: Karl-Heinz Klopf
Camera: Roman Kasseroller
Editor: Tatia Skhirtladze
Location Sound: Karl-Heinz Klopf, Nahuel Palenque
Sounddesign: Nils Kirchhoff, Karl-Heinz Klopf
Additional Credits: Künstlerische Assistenz: Sigrid Kurz
Producers: Karl-Heinz Klopf
Production: KlopfKurz Vienna
Co-production: nabis

 

In this experimental arrangement, Karl-Heinz Klopf explores the Argentinian national library by Clorindo Testa. Construction of the brutalist architectural design from 1961 was first completed three decades later. The movements between the massive concrete structural elements become a furious visual game with the spatial sense of orientation— the above turns into a below.