* 1981, Germany
Loretta Fahrenholz is an experimental filmmaker, often working closely with the actors and extras who perform in her work. The artist’s films are an amalgam of different film genres, fusing elements typical of the documentary with those of the disaster movie, and porno. In her post-cinematic films, Fahrenholz documents the contemporary reality that is shaped by collective fictions, staging, and media communication.
Her work has been presented at Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Fridericianum, Kassel; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; mumok, Vienna; ICA, London, Kunsthalle Zurich, Shanghai Biennale, Ann Arbor Film Festival and IFFR, Rotterdam among others.