Friedl Kubelka aka Friedl vom Gröller. One Is Not Enough
Friedl Kubelka 06.061983 aus dem 4. Jahresportrait © Friedl Kubelka
One Is Not Enough is the title of the second comprehensive monograph on the photographs and films of Friedl Kubelka, who has been using the name Friedl vom Gröller for her work as a filmmaker since 2009. The title has several meanings, and alludes to the structural credo that underlies that artistic work of Friedl Kubelka, which combines one single photograph with a multitude of images. This method is particularly impressive in her rarely seen self-portraits, which she has been making every five years since 1972. This new book speaks of the artist’s skeptical view of the single image, and also of an extended perspective that combines single portraits with double and multiple portraits. There is also an accompanying magazine on the Senegalese mural painter Pape Mamadou Samb aka Papisto Boy, which co-editor Madeleine Bernstorff will present. (DS)
Friedl vom Gröller,
Empört Euch!, 2014, 3 min
Guilty Until Proven Innocent, 2013, 2 min
NEC SPE, NEC METU, 2013, 4 min
Das neue Kostüm, 2013, 3 min
Adama Diouf, 2014, 3 min
Kirschenzeit, 2013, 3 min
Atelier d´Expression, 2016, 18 min
Ticino, 2017, 3 min
Winter in Paris, 2018, 3 min
Presented by Friedl Kubelka/vom Gröller and Dietmar Schwärzler
Madeleine Bernstorff lives in Berlin and is an author, teacher, and freelance film curator.
Friedl Kubelka/vom Gröller lives in Vienna. Exhibitions/Festivals (selection): 25fps, Zagreb, Centre Pompidou, Paris, Galerie Raum mit Licht, Vienna, Gijon Film Festival (2018); International Film Festival Toronto (2017).
Dietmar Schwärzler lives in Vienna and is a curator, the co-editor of the film magazine kolik.film and a team member at sixpackfilm.
Friedl Kubelka vom Gröller, One Is Not Enough, Photography & Film, edited by Dietmar Schwärzler, English / incl. DVD, short story by Miranda July, graphic design: Sylvia Gruber, 320 pages. Extra: Magazine on Pape Mamadou Samb/Papisto Boy, co-edited with Madeleine Bernstorff, 40 pages. Published by Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König in cooperation with the DVD Edition INDEX.