Advances in contemporary culture, in communications and media have instilled in us a new kind of visual perception: our ability to recognise the familiar, abstracted into a synthetic reflection of itself. This is the context for Peter Aerschmann’s constructions of figures, trapped in their own repetitious movements against stage-set backdrops - mediated landscapes and city scenes that have themselves already been manipulated with software.
source: Felicity Lunn, 10/2004
2005 / 15min loop / DVD-PAL / Installation
DV, 2002, Ton, 20“