Five cinematic works examining how the artist approaches the relation of montage editing techniques with the concept of film and memorial and film as memorial.
The relation between film and memorial traces back to both the very beginnings of montage and incorporates the research of French historian Pierre Nora. Recurring moments in Schweizer's multiform art practice revolve around the examination of subtly treated processes of memory regarding historic-political events in public space. In the places, structures and situations she investigates, historical threads intersect.
Maya Schweizer (born 1976, Maisons-Alfort, France, lives and works in Berlin) is a visual artist, videographer and photographer.