Production year 2009. Length 7 minutes.
A kind of war drama that takes place mostly within the viewers head. A few stills, sound effects and a soundscape along with some video effects and a couple of old portraits in b/w - and of course, blended with different memories from the viewers. That's all.
Bo G. (b. 1959 in Stockholm, Sweden) is a filmmaker working in video, sound and photography and he is primarily concerned with questions about time, identity and the secret language of buildings.
Since 1991 he work as a civil servant (as Deputy Chief County Heritage Advisor) at a County Administrative Board 100 kilometers south of Stockholm. His daytime work involves different aspects of restorations of old buildings such as manor houses, churches, listed buildings et cetera.
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QUOTES (of importance for the works)
The best milieu for me is one where it is almost entirely impossible to photograph, where you kind of have to make something out of nothing.
G u n n a r S m o l i a n s k y
Kafka’s house in Prag 2007 (a painting).
R o j F r i b e r g
In viewing avant-garde film it is most helpful to suspend questions like – where are we going – how it is going to end – and, instead perceive the fundamental experience of the film itself.
The first cut triggers ideas […] and lets you see what actually happens between two shots.
G u n v o r N e l s o n
Five different themes occupies him at the moment.
I. Linked - a serie of portraits
II. Of Houses and Men - about the very close link between man and buildings
III: Libros - about books and the idea of the book itself; texture, paper, words, binding
IV. In Search of Godot
V. The Secret Language of Buildings
SHORT FILMS - VIDEO ART
Acid Rain (5 minutes)
The Nocturnal Soundscape Of The Nightingale Forebodes Yet Another Dawn (22 minutes)
Dialogue For Two Apparatus (pre-production)
Pickup | Tracks (pre-production)
Time Bells (6 minutes)
Omärkligt skiftar vardagen ansikte (8 minutes)
(English title: Imperceptibly Shifts Everyday Life its Face)
Falling (9 minutes)
Did You See That Bird? (10 minutes)
Nature Through Urban Life (6 minutes)
Travel Mindscape Triptych (14 minutes)
Stockholm | London Noise (3 minutes)
Watchtower (7 minutes)
Man ? Nature (compilation of Water and Urban People) (12 minutes)
Embraced by Time – Remember Us (8 minutes)
Urban People (3 inutes)
Water (6 minutes)
Urban Etude (3 minutes)
One Way Elevator (3 minutes)
Vogler’s Dream (1 minute)
On the Internet: Pretto film's homepage, Shooting People, The Official Pretto film Channel at YouTube
Art Television, on the internet and cable, (Paris) - several films (2009-)
Salon des Refusés - Stockholm, Djurgården, July 1 - October 2 2011. Travel Mindscape Triptych (2010), 14 mins, video
Video artist Anders Weberg - contributed with filmed material for a mobile film, Exposed. Screened in Island 2011, now on Vimeo
Roxy Bar in London - Stockholm | London Noise (2009), 3 mins
SVT Kobra - Swedish Television's homepage for the programme KOBRA, Vogler's Dream (2007), 1 min
Point of View. Photographs -7 July 2011 (2011)
Large, hard cover, 48 pages, in english. 45 photographs in colour and b/w.
Pretto film's 2007 - 2011 (2011)
Large, hard cover, 32 pages, in english. Eleven short films presented in text and stills from the films plus a bonus DVD - Stockholm | London Noise.
Älskade Stockholm (2011), hard cover, 191 pages, participated with two photographs. (c) Photohome AB.
Älskade Stockholm (2012), hard cover, 192 pages, participated with one photograph. (c) Photohome AB.