A meditation on speed. The ephemeral phenomenon becomes palpable as a speed sculpture begins a relativity drive along space-time avenues.
Awards: Best Videoart at Visions from the Future 2010 Iridescent Worlds
Thorsten Fleisch was born in Koblenz, Germany in 1972. He began experimenting with super 8 film while at high-school where he also exhibited his first film, a super 8 loop. After high-school and community service in an institution for the mentally ill he went to Marburg to study art, music and media at Phillips Universität. One year later he changed to the Städelschule in Frankfurt in order to study film with prof. Peter Kubelka. there he started working with 16mm film.
Since 2001 Thorsten Fleisch is a member of the board of artistic directors of the International Experimental Cinema Exposition. He received several grants, among them a grant from the Filmbüro NW and a grant from the Museum of Contemporary Cinema. For Gestalt he received an honorary mention at the Prix Ars Electronica, the number one festival for computer related art. His films have been screened at film festivals worldwide including New York Film Festival, Sarajevo Film Festival, Milano Film Festival, Int. Film Festival Rotterdam, European Media Art Festival, Melbourne Int. Film Festival and many more. He now lives and works in Berlin where he’s part of the Pro Artis team and was also involved in organizing legendary parties with the Kachelklub.