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Soren Thilo Funder

Friedlos (aka The Bandit Wolf-Man)

Fiction expérimentale | | couleur | 8:12 | Danemark | 2009

Friedlos (aka The Bandit Wolf-Man) HD DVCPRO Duration: 08:12 Synopsis: On the outskirts of the city, the townsfolk are gathered to expel the citizen and bandit Friedlos (aka The Bandit Wolf-Man). In a heathen display they perform the traditional heathen ritual of banishment. Finally Friedlos is tight to a horse, masked with a wolf?s head and send out of town. The banishment questions contemporary societies exclusion/inclusion relationship. The heathen aspect and the epic western soundtrack underlines this society?s regression towards rhetoric?s and ethics in comparison with those of the Wild West, witch hunts and tribal community fear. Friedlos (aka The Bandit Wolf-Man) is set in a world of no specific time generating a timescape that foresees the future as it dwells in the past.

Soren Thilo Funder is a visual artist, working mainly with audio-visual productions, based in Copenhagen, Denmark. He graduated at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in 2008. He has also studied at the The University of Illinois at Chicago ? Art and Architecture and The European Film College. He has exhibited in numerous International constellations in countries as Iran, Serbia, United States of America, Japan, Germany, Denmark, Iceland and Spain. His works has been presented in commercial galleries, at film festivals, museum exhibitions and in public space. He has been an artist-in-residency at Frankfurter Kunstverein in Frankfurt Am Main and Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center in Istanbul.