COUNTER COMMUNITIES is a documentary film (video/DVD, 40 min) on five alternative architecture projects in the USA that all share common origins in 'utopian tendencies' of the 1960s/70s. COUNTER COMMUNITIES ist ein Dokumentarfilm (Video/DVD, 40 min) über fünf alternative Architekturprojekte in den USA, die alle auf "utopische Tendenzen" aus den 1960er/1970er Jahren zurückgehen.
Credits:

Concept, Camera and Interviews:
Oliver Croy and Oliver Elser

Editing:
Oliver Croy

© Oliver Croy and Oliver Elser, 2003/2009


COUNTER COMMUNITIES shows projects by

Paolo Soleri | ARCOSANTI (1970-) | Arizona
Lama-Foundation (1968-) | Taos, New-Mexico
Mike Reynolds | Earthships (1975-) | Taos, New-Mexico
Nader Khalili | Cal-Earth/Superadobe (1976-2008) | Hesperia, California
Ted Hays | Dome Village (1996-2006) | Downtown Los Angeles, California


Screenings:

2011
International Film Festival, Vladivostok (to be confirmed) [LINK]
Badapesti Építészeti Filmnapok (Architectural Film Days), Budapest [LINK]

2010
The Imaginarium, Studio Lukas Feireiss (Part of "Zur Nachahmung empfohlen!" / "Examples to Follow!" exhibition, Uferhallen), Berlin [LINK]

2009
Barbican Centre ('Architecture on Film' by The Architecture Foundation), London [LINK]
Kunstraum Niederösterreich (Exhibition 'Postalternativ'), Vienna [LINK]
Bonniers Konsthall (Exhibition 'Life Forms'), Stockholm [LINK]

2006
Kunsthalle Overgaden, Kopenhagen [LINK]
Festival 'Out of Disaster', Brotfabrik, Berlin [LINK]
Independent – Unplugged (Festival by Iris Andraschek and Hubert Lobnig), Mödring [LINK]

2005
Akademie der Bildenden Künste (Academy of Fine Arts), Wien [LINK]
Architekturforum Ostschweiz, St. Gallen [LINK]
Kuva (Academy of Fine Arts), Helsinki [LINK]

2004
Architekturforum Oberösterreich, Linz [LINK]
Kunsthalle Overgaden, Kopenhagen [LINK]
Festival Transmediale, Berlin [LINK]

2003
Festival Artimage, Architekturfilmbiennale, Graz
BüroFriedrich, Berlin
c-level, Los Angeles [LINK]
Cubitt Gallery, London


Supported by

Kunstfonds Bonn
IKEA-Stiftung

> Short summary / Kurzbeschreibung COUNTER COMMUNITIES (PDF file, 87 KB)



Contact:

Oliver Croy
Oliver Elser