SHARDS OF CLOUDS ARE FALLING.

This work captures the shapes of 31 "Memory Sculpture" drawings created in performative interactions with contemporary artists from the fields of literature, music, dance, painting, film and theatre in Vienna.

Memory Sculpture: Shards of clouds are falling. Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

THE REMEMBERING MOVEMENT

What is the silent moment between thoughts, glances, and memories? "The Remembering Movement" thinks poetically about this moment. This film depicts an experimental and poetic film triptych: "Thinking-Chant", "Gaze-Frame", and "Light-Texture".

The Remembering Movement - Marion Steinfellner, Michael Fischer, Mersolis Schöne

MARION STEINFELLNER

A reading and interview session with Marion Steinfellner about the experimental and poetic film triptych "The Remembering Movement" with Mersolis Schöne and Michael Fischer.

Marion Steinfellner

PHILOSOPHICAL SELF

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Memory Sculpture: Das philosophische Ich. Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

DETERNITY

"Hey you! Watch out! What does the deep midnight say?" "Deternity" is an experimental poetic short film exploring Friedrich Nietzsche's poem "Once More" (also called "The Drunken Song" from the book "Thus Spoke Zarathustra").

Deternity - Friedrich Nietzsche

THE SOUND OF MY SILENT THOUGHTS

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Memory Sculpture: The Sound of my Silent Thoughts Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

ELISABETH VON SAMSONOW

in "THINKING NIETZSCHE". An essayistic documentary featuring interviews and performances based on Nietzsche's book "Human, All Too Human" which leads the viewer to extraordinary places of thinking.

THINKING NIETZSCHE - Elisabeth von Samsonow

DRAWING WITH THOUGHT

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Drawing with Thought (VIII Memory Sculpture Diary) Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

KATHARINA KLEMENT

in a "Memory Sculpture" sound-setting. "Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Memory Sculpture - Katharina Klement and Mersolis Schöne

THE REMEMBERING MOVEMENT

What is the silent moment between thoughts, glances, and memories? "The Remembering Movement" thinks poetically about this moment. This film depicts an experimental and poetic film triptych: "Thinking-Chant", "Gaze-Frame", and "Light-Texture".

The Remembering Movement - Marion Steinfellner, Michael Fischer, Mersolis Schöne

ACOUSMATIC WINDOW

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Memory Sculpture: Acousmatic Window Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

SCIENCE AND LOVE

Bridging the gap between science and love, this philosophical film essay takes viewers on a journey of discovery through the public spaces of the University of Vienna to explore the connection between reason and emotion - between science and love.

Science and Love

THE TIME IN THE INNER SPACE

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Memory Sculpture: Die Zeit im inneren Raum. Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

THINKING WITH THE HANDS

What role does physicality play in science? "Thinking with the Hands" is a short ethnographic documentary dedicated to the involvement of physicality in scientific knowledge production.

Thinking with the Hands

THE DREAM

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Memory Sculpture: The Dream Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

READING THROUGH THE BODY

What happens if a philosophical text by Friedrich Nietzsche is mirrored in the world of sign language? What happens if thoughts and signs are translated into moving pictures?

Reading Through the Body - Lena Schramek

MARION STEINFELLNER

A reading and interview session with Marion Steinfellner about the experimental and poetic film triptych "The Remembering Movement" with Mersolis Schöne and Michael Fischer.

Marion Steinfellner

MOON PSYCHOGRAM

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Memory Sculpture: Moon Psychogram Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

BABETTE BABICH

in "THINKING NIETZSCHE". An essayistic documentary featuring interviews and performances based on Nietzsche's book "Human, All Too Human" which leads the viewer to extraordinary places of thinking.

THINKING NIETZSCHE - Babette Babich

GENESIS OF A PHILOSOPHICAL CONCEPT

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Genesis of a Philosophical Concept: Chapter I - Clarity (Synthesis) Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

FOREVER

As an archive in constant change, walls surround us. As on skin, traces of urban life are shown on them. Out of the corners of our eyes, scratches, nicks, shapes, letters and words are absorbed by us in passing moments.

Forever - Mersolis Schöne

CAPTURING THE ESSENCE OF A TIME

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Memory Sculpture: Das Wesentliche einer Zeit festhaltend. Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

THERE IS A BLACK SWAN

A photographic perspective dedicated to the connection between Karl Popper's theory of science and artistic concepts of creativity.

THERE IS A BLACK SWAN

GENESIS OF A PHILOSOPHICAL CONCEPT (SHAPE)

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Genesis of a Philosophical Concept: Chapter I - Clarity (Shape) Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

CONUNDRUM LETTERS

Conundrum letters (Vexierbriefe) explore hidden imaginings. They tell stories of epistolary events, such as that of the two love letters "Liebe Hilde..." and "Gustaf, Gustaf, Gustaf..." about the relationship between memory and the future, the meaning of words as writing and image, and the question of sender and addressee.

Vexierbriefe - Conundrum Letters

FOREVER

As an archive in constant change, walls surround us. As on skin, traces of urban life are shown on them. Out of the corners of our eyes, scratches, nicks, shapes, letters and words are absorbed by us in passing moments.

Forever - Mersolis Schöne

LOVE - A MEMORY SCULPTURE

Moments of a memory. Abstract traces and noisy audible tissue. Fuzzy symbols of dreams pass by. Overlapping spheres of dialogues. The former movement exists as a trace of memory now. The film summarizes the results of an artistic-philosophical experiment in India - on the subject of love.

Love - A Memory Sculpture - Katharina Klement and Mersolis Schöne

THINKING WITH THE HANDS

What role does physicality play in science? "Thinking with the Hands" is a short ethnographic documentary dedicated to the involvement of physicality in scientific knowledge production.

Thinking with the Hands

DETERNITY

"Hey you! Watch out! What does the deep midnight say?" "Deternity" is an experimental poetic short film exploring Friedrich Nietzsche's poem "Once More" (also called "The Drunken Song" from the book "Thus Spoke Zarathustra").

Deternity - Friedrich Nietzsche

LOVE - A MEMORY SCULPTURE

Moments of a memory. Abstract traces and noisy audible tissue. Fuzzy symbols of dreams pass by. Overlapping spheres of dialogues. The former movement exists as a trace of memory now. The film summarizes the results of an artistic-philosophical experiment in India - on the subject of love.

Love - A Memory Sculpture - Katharina Klement and Mersolis Schöne

VISUAL STRUCTURES OF IDEAS

A photo series "Photos of Secret Ideas" dedicated to the exploration of visual structures of ideas.

VISUAL STRUCTURES OF IDEAS

HELMUT HEIT

in "THINKING NIETZSCHE". An essayistic documentary featuring interviews and performances based on Nietzsche's book "Human, All Too Human" which leads the viewer to extraordinary places of thinking.

THINKING NIETZSCHE - Helmut Heit

KAIROS' DREAM

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Memory Sculpture: Kairos' Dream Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

AWARENESS

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Memory Sculpture Embryo: Awareness Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

GRAND MACHINE

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Memory Sculpture: Grand Machine Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

MOVEMENT OF COMPENSATION

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Memory Sculpture: Movement of Compensation Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

MARION STEINFELLNER

in a "Memory Sculpture" poetry-setting. "Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Memory Sculpture - Marion Steinfellner and Mersolis Schöne

READING THROUGH THE BODY

What happens if a philosophical text by Friedrich Nietzsche is mirrored in the world of sign language? What happens if thoughts and signs are translated into moving pictures?

Reading Through the Body - Lena Schramek

VISUAL STRUCTURES OF IDEAS

A photo series "Photos of Secret Ideas" dedicated to the exploration of visual structures of ideas.

VISUAL STRUCTURES OF IDEAS

THINKING WITH THE HANDS

What role does physicality play in science? "Thinking with the Hands" is a short ethnographic documentary dedicated to the involvement of physicality in scientific knowledge production.

Thinking with the Hands

DETERNITY

"Hey you! Watch out! What does the deep midnight say?" "Deternity" is an experimental poetic short film exploring Friedrich Nietzsche's poem "Once More" (also called "The Drunken Song" from the book "Thus Spoke Zarathustra").

Deternity - Friedrich Nietzsche

MATTHIAS VIEIDER

in "THINKING NIETZSCHE". An essayistic documentary featuring interviews and performances based on Nietzsche's book "Human, All Too Human" which leads the viewer to extraordinary places of thinking.

THINKING NIETZSCHE - Matthias Vieider

ACTIVITY

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Memory Sculpture: Activity Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

THE ROOM

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Memory Sculpture: Der Raum Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

GOLDEN DREAM

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Memory Sculpture: Golden Dream Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

GENESIS OF A PHILOSOPHICAL CONCEPT (ACTIVITY)

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Genesis of a Philosophical Concept: Chapter I - Clarity (Activity) Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

DIALOGUES - EMERGENCE

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Memory Sculpture: Emergence Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

MARION STEINFELLNER

A reading and interview session with Marion Steinfellner about the experimental and poetic film triptych "The Remembering Movement" with Mersolis Schöne and Michael Fischer.

Marion Steinfellner

CENTAURUS PSYCHOGRAM

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Memory Sculpture: Centaurus-Psychogram Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

ELISABETH VON SAMSONOW

in "THINKING NIETZSCHE". An essayistic documentary featuring interviews and performances based on Nietzsche's book "Human, All Too Human" which leads the viewer to extraordinary places of thinking.

THINKING NIETZSCHE - Elisabeth von Samsonow

READING THROUGH THE BODY

What happens if a philosophical text by Friedrich Nietzsche is mirrored in the world of sign language? What happens if thoughts and signs are translated into moving pictures?

Reading Through the Body - Lena Schramek

GENESIS OF A PHILOSOPHICAL CONCEPT (NOW!)

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Genesis of a Philosophical Concept: Chapter I - Clarity (Now!) Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

COUPLING

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Memory Sculpture: Coupling Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

EROS-THANATOS-MACHINE

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Memory Sculpture: Eros-Thanatos-Machine Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

FOREVER

As an archive in constant change, walls surround us. As on skin, traces of urban life are shown on them. Out of the corners of our eyes, scratches, nicks, shapes, letters and words are absorbed by us in passing moments.

Forever - Mersolis Schöne

LOVE - A MEMORY SCULPTURE

Moments of a memory. Abstract traces and noisy audible tissue. Fuzzy symbols of dreams pass by. Overlapping spheres of dialogues. The former movement exists as a trace of memory now. The film summarizes the results of an artistic-philosophical experiment in India - on the subject of love.

Love - A Memory Sculpture - Katharina Klement and Mersolis Schöne

INNER SPACE

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Memory Sculpture Embryo: Inner Space Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

SKIN WHILE DANCING

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Memory Sculpture: Skin while Dancing Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

ALL THE THINGS

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Memory Sculpture: All The Things Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

DETERNITY

"Hey you! Watch out! What does the deep midnight say?" "Deternity" is an experimental poetic short film exploring Friedrich Nietzsche's poem "Once More" (also called "The Drunken Song" from the book "Thus Spoke Zarathustra").

Deternity - Friedrich Nietzsche

INDIAN DREAM

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Memory Sculpture: Indian Dream Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

SHOWING, THE STAGE SPEAKS.

Something happens on those boards. Out of this us emerges a language of signs; in speaking it, the things are given voice. (BaseCollective performance at Adishakti Laboratory. Memory Sculpture on Stage, Photo by P. Kumar)

Memory Sculpture on Stage - Showing, the stage speaks.

ARNO BÖHLER

in "THINKING NIETZSCHE". An essayistic documentary featuring interviews and performances based on Nietzsche's book "Human, All Too Human" which leads the viewer to extraordinary places of thinking.

THINKING NIETZSCHE - Arno Böhler

SCIENCE AND LOVE

Bridging the gap between science and love, this philosophical film essay takes viewers on a journey of discovery through the public spaces of the University of Vienna to explore the connection between reason and emotion - between science and love.

Science and Love

VISUAL STRUCTURES OF IDEAS

A photo series "Photos of Secret Ideas" dedicated to the exploration of visual structures of ideas.

VISUAL STRUCTURES OF IDEAS

EXTENDED MACHINE

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Memory Sculpture: Extended Machine Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

THE REMEMBERING MOVEMENT

What is the silent moment between thoughts, glances, and memories? "The Remembering Movement" thinks poetically about this moment. This film depicts an experimental and poetic film triptych: "Thinking-Chant", "Gaze-Frame", and "Light-Texture".

The Remembering Movement - Marion Steinfellner, Michael Fischer, Mersolis Schöne

JAMES DELANEY

in "THINKING NIETZSCHE". An essayistic documentary featuring interviews and performances based on Nietzsche's book "Human, All Too Human" which leads the viewer to extraordinary places of thinking.

THINKING NIETZSCHE - James Delaney

THE REMEMBERING MOVEMENT

What is the silent moment between thoughts, glances, and memories? "The Remembering Movement" thinks poetically about this moment. This film depicts an experimental and poetic film triptych: "Thinking-Chant", "Gaze-Frame", and "Light-Texture".

The Remembering Movement - Marion Steinfellner, Michael Fischer, Mersolis Schöne

I-HAZE IN THE GLOW

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Memory Sculpture: I-Haze in the Glow (Ich-Dunst im Glühen) Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

MARION STEINFELLNER

A reading and interview session with Marion Steinfellner about the experimental and poetic film triptych "The Remembering Movement" with Mersolis Schöne and Michael Fischer.

Marion Steinfellner

READING THROUGH THE BODY

What happens if a philosophical text by Friedrich Nietzsche is mirrored in the world of sign language? What happens if thoughts and signs are translated into moving pictures?

Reading Through the Body - Lena Schramek

CONUNDRUM LETTERS

Conundrum letters (Vexierbriefe) explore hidden imaginings. They tell stories of epistolary events, such as that of the two love letters "Liebe Hilde..." and "Gustaf, Gustaf, Gustaf..." about the relationship between memory and the future, the meaning of words as writing and image, and the question of sender and addressee.

Vexierbriefe - Conundrum Letters

PENELOPE'S DREAM

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Memory Sculpture: Penelope's Dream Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

GENESIS OF A PHILOSOPHICAL CONCEPT (STILL)

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Genesis of a Philosophical Concept: Chapter I - Clarity (Still) Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

SCIENCE AND LOVE

Bridging the gap between science and love, this philosophical film essay takes viewers on a journey of discovery through the public spaces of the University of Vienna to explore the connection between reason and emotion - between science and love.

Science and Love

DEATH

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Memory Sculpture: Death Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

THINKING WITH THE HANDS

What role does physicality play in science? "Thinking with the Hands" is a short ethnographic documentary dedicated to the involvement of physicality in scientific knowledge production.

Thinking with the Hands

VISUAL STRUCTURES OF IDEAS

A photo series "Photos of Secret Ideas" dedicated to the exploration of visual structures of ideas.

VISUAL STRUCTURES OF IDEAS

SCIENCE AND LOVE

Bridging the gap between science and love, this philosophical film essay takes viewers on a journey of discovery through the public spaces of the University of Vienna to explore the connection between reason and emotion - between science and love.

Science and Love

FOREVER

As an archive in constant change, walls surround us. As on skin, traces of urban life are shown on them. Out of the corners of our eyes, scratches, nicks, shapes, letters and words are absorbed by us in passing moments.

Forever - Mersolis Schöne

TRAKTORMENSCH

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Memory Sculpture: Traktormensch Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

ARTISTIC SELF

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Memory Sculpture: Das künstlerische Ich. Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

MARS PSYCHOGRAM

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Memory Sculpture: Mars-Psychogram Drawing by Mersolis Schöne

LOVE - A MEMORY SCULPTURE

Moments of a memory. Abstract traces and noisy audible tissue. Fuzzy symbols of dreams pass by. Overlapping spheres of dialogues. The former movement exists as a trace of memory now. The film summarizes the results of an artistic-philosophical experiment in India - on the subject of love.

Love - A Memory Sculpture - Katharina Klement and Mersolis Schöne

DRAWING WITH THOUGHT

"Memory Sculptures" are performative compositions which translate psychic processes into direct physical actions on paper. Based on a symbol-language the displayed drawings act as thinking tools to design an internal architecture of sculptural memory.

Drawing with Thought (I-IV Memory Sculpture Diary) Drawing by Mersolis Schöne