Germany / Duration 2m 19s / 2009
Rewind Revolution developed from a video of a banner during the celebration of 1 May in Oranienstraße (Kreuzberg). The date on which the claims of the rights of workers led to several demonstrations in Berlin. During this rather theatrical demonstration some German minorities represented their revolutionary desires against the security forces in a more or less fixed choreography. Later, with the Arab revolutions active, the banner isolated on a black background plays in a reverse slow motion and cradled by the wind…
In which time will we fix a utopia, a project of the future proposed in the past and re-visited in the present?
Simón Pacheco is an artist based in Berlin.