All I really, really, really want to see is a total eclipse of the sun.  Einstürzende Neubauten

16mm film installation with Camera Obscura,  2006-2012
Installed at:
︎ Ecole cantonale d'art de Lausanne
︎ Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Vienna
︎ CCA, Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv

© Anderwald + Grond
© Karl Michalski/MAK
© Maïa Wolf

The Hebrew word 'miklat' means bunker or shelter. Those who roam the streets of Tel Aviv attentively will stumble across this word here and there and reflect on the fact that in Israel a shelter is not a relict from the past [like the bunker in Vienna where this work was first installed, then squatted by the Museum of Applied Arts] but a space of the present and an ever current sign of new conflict. Anderwald + Grond have adopted this space as their own and deliberatly relocated their newest installation Camera Solaris from the Tel Aviv Center for Contemporary Art to a nearby shelter, deep under ground. Narrow concrete stairs lead the way down into this darkness, into the inside of the city, surrounded by rugged walls whose only arteries to the outside world is a web of iron pipes. In this sense, Camera Solarisis in itself a reversed image of the outside world, which as a film projection hits the bleak concrete just like a retina.  […]

Asher Biemann, Drops of Lights. In: 19.09.2011