Harun Farocki

(B.1944, Nový Jicin (Neutitschein), Czechoslovakia // D.Berlin, 2014)

Serious Games, 2010

Video installation, 4 channel, color, sound.
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Serious Games I: Watson is down, 2010 / 2 channel / Color, Sound, 8 min
Serious games II: Three Dead, 2010 / Single channel / Color, Sound, 8 min
Serious Games III: Immersion, 2009 / 2 channel / Color, Sound, 20 min
Serious games IV: A Sun With no Shadow, 2010 / 2 channel / Color, Sound, 8 min

Serious Games (2009/10) consists of four video installations that explore the technology used to train soldiers through simulated combat situations. Farocki filmed these videos at military facilities in the U.S. and combines real footage with material from computer simulations.

 

Video still, Serious Games I: Watson is Down, 2010

Video still, Serious Games II: Three Dead, 2010

Video still, Serious Games III : Immersion, 2009

Video still, Serious Games IV: A Sun without Shadow, 2010

Installation view at àngels barcelona. Serious Games I: Watson is Down, 2010.