Shot in a single take on 70mm, ARENA is the latest film by the ever-inventive Austrian artist Björn Kämmerer and a tribute to the unexpected aesthetic pleasures we risk overlooking.
- BJORN KAMMERER
Björn Kämmerer was born in Stralsund, Germany, and studied at the University of Arts and Industrial Design Linz and the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. He graduated from Harun Farocki’s film class in 2011. He received the Birgit Jürgenssen Award in 2007 and participated in the MAK-Schindler Artist-in-Residence Program in Los Angeles in 2014. His films include GYRE (09), TURRET (11), TORQUE (12), LOUVER (13), and TRIGGER (14). In 2015, his short film NAVIGATOR screened at Toronto IFF.