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do they speak color?

World Premiere

do they speak color?

Billy Roisz Dieter Kovacic

Austria | 2022 | 22 min
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do they speak color? is an experimental science-fiction film by two Austrian artists internationally acclaimed for their films as well as their electronic, electroacoustic and experimental music performances and improvisations. In previous years Billy Roisz and Dieter Kovacic have artistically investigated the common grounds between classic film genres including western, road movie and horror. In their new work, the duo brings together thoughts and views about non-human intelligence, time warps and the impossibility of communication across space, time, and species.

This film is part of the FIFA EXPERIMENTAL section program MOSAIC OF VIEWS.
Director Billy Roisz, Dieter Kovacic
Camera Billy Roisz
Sound Dieter Kovacic
Video Billy Roisz
Music Hvizdalek Agnes, Dieter Kovacic, Oliver Stotz, Marta Zapparoli
Programmer Dieter Kovacic

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Billy Roisz Dieter Kovacic

Billy Roisz Dieter Kovacic

Billy Roisz and Dieter Kovacic have been active in Vienna’s electronic, improvised, noise music and experimental film scene since the late 1990s. Billy Roisz’s work focuses on the links and gaps between visual and auditive perception, using various electronic instruments, electric bass guitar, cathode ray tube TVs, video projectors, synchronizers and sometimes computer to generate sound and image. Dieter Kovacic aka dieb13 is best known for his turntable music activities and as founder of the experimental music platform klingt​.org. His film works include photo films (‘schnitzel’), music videos and documentations on music and art.
In previous years the two have artistically investigated the common grounds within classical film genres like western, road movie and horror movie. In their new work, they bring together thoughts and views about non-human intelligence, time warps and the impossibility of communication across space, time, and species. Their collaborative film works have been shown at Berlinale, Karlovary Film Festival, IFF Rotterdam, Hongkong Film Festival, Edinburgh Film Festival and SXSW Texas, among many others.

Biographical notes provided by the film production team
Selected films:
Who’s Afraid Of RGB (2019)
darkroom (2014)
zounk! (2012)
Chiles en Nogada (2011)
Close Your Eyes (2009)

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