Johanna Billing

Project for a Revolution


Opening: Sept 16th, 7 pm

In Kooperation with KIZ - Kino im Augarten, Graz

Johanna Billing's video Project for a Revolution (2000) constructs a bridge between formal grammars of cinema and visual arts. Billing masterfully restages the introductory scene from Antonioni's Zabriskie Point, featuring an intense meeting of student activists at the campus during 1968 revolutionary tensions. The artist concentrates on generating the ambiguity of students' advanced state of expectation, between revolutionary alertness, passivity and boredom, thus commenting upon the possibilities of a real social engagement and rebellion in a present-day culture.


The artist:
Johanna Billing, born 1973 in Jönköping (SE), lives and works in Stockholm


Project for a Revolution (2000)
DVD 3 min 14 s
The Video is shown in Loop-Modus , wie von der Künstlerin beabsichtigt.
Kinematography: Johan Phillips & Henry Moore Selder
Sound: Mario Adamsson


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13th April
1st June
26th October

25th February
24th/25th December

16.09.-26.09.2008, Kunsthaus Graz

Surface of the World, Retrospective Michelangelo Antonioni feat. Johanna Billing: Project for a Revolution