Short films by Bjørn Melhus presented at Kunsthall, Rotterdam
For the first edition of ‘One Project’, the Kunsthall Rotterdam and gallery West Den Haag are bringing leading international German-Norwegian video artist Bjørn Melhus to the Netherlands. In his remarkable short films and impressive video installations, he plays with concepts such as identity, the media, globalism and mass culture. He addresses social themes at their very core in a stimulating, sometimes absurd tone and with eccentric design. In the multichannel installation ‘The Theory of Freedom’, the definition of freedom is paramount. Parallel presentations by Melhus can be seen at West Den Haag, Art Rotterdam and the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR).