Constant

40' / 2K DCP / 2022

DE, UK

"Constant" is a hallucinatory journey through social and political histories of measurement. From early modern European land enclosures to the French Revolution to the current frontier of Big Science, the film traces the relationship of measurement standardization to power, ideals of democratisation and the realities of physical dispossession. Cinematic and technical images that begin as products of measurement systems are stretched beyond their functions to describe the resistance of lived experience to symbolic abstractions.

Text / direction / camera / edit / sound design: Sasha Litvintseva and Beny Wagner

Producers: Guillaume Cailleau for CaSk Films, Sasha Litvintseva and Beny Wagner

3D and point cloud animation: Matteo Mastrandrea

Original music: dead hand

Additional music: Beny Wagner

Narration: Cynthia Beatt

Sound design and mix: Gabor Ripli

Color grade: Sergi Sanchez

Supported by:
Medienboard Berlin Brandenburg
Beauftragter der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien

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