January 09, 2012

Stereotypes And Clichés Reflect in the Video Art

German video artist Julian Rosefeldt focuses on the clichés and political aspects of society in his video titled “Asylum,” which is showing at the Garibaldi building in Istanbul by Dirimart Art Gallery.

Rosefeldt’s video focuses on clichés with a cinematographic approach. He created the images and chose the actors and actresses.

“The first part of the work deals with political asylum with certain stereotypes of people,” said Rosefeldt, adding that people in Western Europe had certain stereotypes or clichés about people who lived in other countries.

However, while dealing with those issues, Rosefeldt chose to reflect the immigration or migration aspect in European countries.

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