film in the series
joseph beuys – his public image. films with, after and about joseph beuys [more]
d 1981 | 11 min. | d: werner nekes and dore o.
In a ten-minute shot, Joseph Beuys, facing the wall and with his back to the camera, talks about his concept of art. He visibly struggles with the requirement to speak to a wall and yet reaches his audience in the back by seeming to think and talk past the wall.