The Future of Art
|The Future of Art|
Niermann and Niedling on the battlements of Castle Wachsenburg in Thuringia
|Directed by||Erik Niedling
|Produced by||Erik Niedling
|Written by||Ingo Niermann|
|Music by||Katrin Vellrath|
|Editing by||David Adlhoch|
|Running time||150 minutes|
The Future of Art is a 2010 documentary film by Erik Niedling and Ingo Niermann. It features interviews with protagonists of the contemporary art scene and premiered on November 10, 2010, in Berlin. The film was released on DVD in September 2011 accompanied by the book The Future of Art. A Manual, published by Sternberg Press.
Subsequent to the premiere screening, the movie was playing at the Angermuseum in Erfurt from November 10 to November 28, 2010. Until May 2011 the interviews were also shown as a web series at 3min.de, a video-sharing site of Deutsche Telekom.
The documentary starts with a short prologue (Niermann taking a bath in the Schlachtensee lake in Berlin), followed by the actual interviews which are divided into four main chapters:
- I. Investigation
- II. Creation
- III. Incubation
- IV. Presentation
Featured artists, curators, collectors, and critics include (in order of appearance):
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- Trailer for The Future of Art on YouTube
- Review by Monopol magazine, November 10, 2010 (in German)
- Review by art magazine, November 12, 2010 (in German)
- Interview with the producers, The Tait Global, November 23, 2011
- This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.
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