Art is stirring, and the voices are loud: Kate Blanche X Julian Rothfelt, The Declaration

Strongist Stridentism / Creationism: Tattooed Punk. Manifesto, 2015. Photograph © Julian Rosefeldt and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017.

Cate Blanchett, an Australian actress with a profound performance, has not only dared to challenge various roles in recent years, but has also supported independent film production by taking over. 2015 German video artist Julian Rosefelter (Julian Rosefeldt) Finding Kate Blanche, writing a declaration on the theory of art, and filming 13 powerful experimental short films with experimental and critical images; the film scenes are located in Berlin, each 10 minutes, set Formed an exhibition called Manifesto.

Manifesto, noun

Declaration, noun.

Formal and open.

A written statement to the public also represents official, serious,With the official meaning of absolute seriousness.

Rapidism Fluxus / Merz / Performance Performance | Choreographer Choreographer. Manifesto, 2015. Photograph © Julian Rosefeldt and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017.

Called the "Declaration", as the name implies, it is an exhibition full of "declaration". Based on the art movement of the 20th century, Julian Rothfelt rewrote 13 "art declarations" based on the literary lyrics based on the traditional short films and beautiful literary dialogues. As an actor and a singer, Kate Blanche plays the role of school teacher, sorcerer, anchor, worker, and homeless in each short film. The highly stylized appearance and performance are finally matched with Kate. A series of hard and gorgeous artisticist declarations, tribute to art, and critical art.

Situational Situationism|Homeless Man. Manifesto, 2015. Photograph © Julian Rosefeldt and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017.

Rapidism Fluxus / Merz / Performance Performance | Choreographer Choreographer. Manifesto, 2015. Photograph © Julian Rosefeldt and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017.

Rapidism Fluxus / Merz / Performance Performance | Choreographer Choreographer. Manifesto, 2015. Photograph © Julian Rosefeldt and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017.
Situational Situationism|Homeless Man. Manifesto, 2015. Photograph © Julian Rosefeldt and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017.
Situational Situationism|Homeless Man. Manifesto, 2015. Photograph © Julian Rosefeldt and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017.
Julian Rosefeldt. Manifesto, Park Avenue Armory, New York, December 2016–January 2017 Photo: James Ewing Photography © Park Avenue Armory, 2016.

Julian Rosefeldt. Manifesto, Park Avenue Armory, New York, December 2016–January 2017 Photo: James Ewing Photography © Park Avenue Armory, 2016.

"Mr., Ms., all modern art, all fake!" - CONCEPTUAL ART / MINIMALISM - Newsreader and reporter, Manifesto

Conceptual Art / Minimalism | News broadcaster Newsreader and reporter. Manifesto, 2015. Photograph © Julian Rosefeldt and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017.

Conceptual Art / Minimalism | News broadcaster Newsreader and reporter. Manifesto, 2015. Photograph © Julian Rosefeldt and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017.

This extremely stylized and artistic exhibition, Futurists, Dadaists, Fluxus Artists, Suprematist, Situationists, Dogma 95 The art declarations of other factions, as well as independent artists, dancers, architects, video creators, etc., were re-discussed and written, and 13 short films were broadcast around the exhibition.

Architecture Architecture|Waste incineration plant Workers in a garbage incineration plant. Manifesto, 2015. Photograph © Julian Rosefeldt and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017.

Surrealism Surrealism / Spatialism Spatialism|The Psychologist Puppeteer. Manifesto, 2015. Photograph © Julian Rosefeldt and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017.

Architecture Architecture|Waste incineration plant Workers in a garbage incineration plant. Manifesto, 2015. Photograph © Julian Rosefeldt and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017.
Surrealism Surrealism / Spatialism Spatialism|The Psychologist Puppeteer. Manifesto, 2015. Photograph © Julian Rosefeldt and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017.
Strongist Stridentism / Creationism: Tattooed Punk. Manifesto, 2015. Photograph © Julian Rosefeldt and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017.

13 situations, 13 characters, 13 Cate Blanche, hard to read every paragraph of the "Declaration" that is full of irony and criticism; the viewers resonate in the sounds of art, more intense and profound feeling, the artist There is a strong questioning about the role of "art in society" today.

Strongist Stridentism / Creationism: Tattooed Punk. Manifesto, 2015. Photograph © Julian Rosefeldt and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017.

Absolutism Suprematism / Constructivism Constructivism|Scientist Scientist. Manifesto, 2015. Photograph © Julian Rosefeldt and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017.

Left: mainstream art Pop art | conservative mother with conservative mother with family.

Medium: Vorticism / Expressionism Blue Rider / Abstract Expressionism Abstract CEO attended the private party CEO at a private party.

Right: Dadaism Dadaism| Funeral Speaker Funeral Speaker. 

Manifesto, 2015. Photograph © Julian Rosefeldt and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017.

Left: mainstream art Pop art | conservative mother with conservative mother with family.

Medium: Vorticism / Expressionism Blue Rider / Abstract Expressionism Abstract CEO attended the private party CEO at a private party.

Right: Dadaism Dadaism| Funeral Speaker Funeral Speaker. 

Absolutism Suprematism / Constructivism Constructivism|Scientist Scientist. Manifesto, 2015. Photograph © Julian Rosefeldt and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017.
Pop art | Conservative mother with family. Manifesto, 2015. Photograph © Julian Rosefeldt and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017.
Vorticism / Expressionism Blue Rider / Abstract Expressionism Abstract CEO | At the private party. Manifesto, 2015. Photograph © Julian Rosefeldt and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017.

Video artist Julian Rothfelt from Germany, majoring in architecture, and artistic creation is mainly based on video media. The works not only have a high degree of performance vocabulary, but also always have strong criticism and political discussion; although in the works Questioning the artist's social contribution, he still feels his deep impression of "the art changes the world." The Manifesto has been touring the world since 2015 and was exhibited in the 12th exhibition at the Kunsthalle Helsinki in Finland from August to October this year.

Film Film / Conclusion Epilogue | Teacher Teacher. Manifesto, 2015. Photograph © Julian Rosefeldt and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017.

Dadaism Dadaism| Funeral Speaker Funeral Speaker. Manifesto, 2015. Photograph © Julian Rosefeldt and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017.
Film Film / Conclusion Epilogue | Teacher Teacher. Manifesto, 2015. Photograph © Julian Rosefeldt and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017.

"There is no so-called originality, do you understand?" - FILM / Epilogue - Teacher, Manifesto

Although the 13 kinds of looks and characters are completely different, the arduous and gorgeous literary dialogue makes the scenes of reading cold and sharp, but Kate Blanche's rich and solid acting, swimming in the dramatic story arrangement, also let Julian Rosefelt further Completed this comprehensive 13 short film "Kate Blanche: Declaration 13". From the exhibition to the film festival, this film has been invited to travel around Rotterdam, Gothenburg, Istanbul, Tribeca and other world-renowned film festivals since it was exposed in the Japanese Dance Film Festival in January this year, which caused high discussion and praise. Taiwan was released last week on 9/22. I want to see Kate Domineering 13 characters, don't miss it!

All Images courtesy of  Julian Rosefeldt.

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