Katrin Willim

Test the West! Kost the Ost!Born in the G.D.R.

Willim cut her video Born in the G.D.R. to the driving sound of a song by the band Sandow: in this video, she critically works through her experiences of the fall of the Wall and the period immediately following. A young man is in a space real driven by the images from a TV show into the corner, and also in Test the West! Kost the Ost! accompanied by the music of Transsilvanisches Kurorchester, a certain basic feeling dominates: the Deutsche Mark seems to be anything but the currency of freedom.