Three Motors

Trois moteurs / Three Motors

About the artwork

A poem-card, shot in a short period of time. The video tries to explore through still and almost still images the fixations at work in obsessional states, as well as the accelerations arising when strong emotions occur.


Trois moteurs / Three Motors (Germany, 2019, 1’56”)

Film by Marie-Pierre Bonniol (images, editing)

Images filmed between 2014 and 2018 at Porto Alegre (Gasometer Factory), Pelvoux (Hydroelectric plant of Les Claux) and Berlin (Deutsches Technikmuseum, Neukölln, Treptow).

Soundtrack: Palix & Ève Couturier, The Big Mill of Ozon, Châtellerault, 1988

Production: Studio Walter, Berlin, June 21th 2018

For Érik Bullot

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2019 Tiff, Leipzig, Germany

2019 Arkaoda, Berlin, Germany

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2019 Psych in Bloom / Komma, Esslingen, Germany


Studio Walter, Berlin, Germany –

Visual rights

Film and still images © Marie-Pierre Bonniol / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, Germany

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Three Motors (Germany, 2018, 1’56)
Three Motors (Germany, 2018, 1’56)