Soon enough, humankind will ascend to space. Who can join that mission? Who has to stay behind? In some places, it has already started. Men and machine taking flight, leaving for the unknown future. For the endless void. That’s where they meet. The people using machines to clean machines and the people sheltered inside those machines. Destined to collide, never to engage. Welcome to Europe’s biggest car wash.
Selected at the 56th Hof International Film Festival (2022).
After graduating from high school, Johann Schilling lived for a year in Georgia, where he coordinated youth activities for a local NGO. Sentiments of alterity and a view of people who seem invisible in the postmodern world are the main themes of his artistic work, which he has been continuing at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg since 2020. He likes to create memes.