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Thesis paper asylum

Live stream, 17:48, 2017
On March 22, 2017, Florian Tscharf read the »Thesenpapier Asyl« (thesis paper asylum) of the right-wing populist party Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) to the African desert at the Moroccan-Algerian border. The reading was streamed live via  Youtube.


German passport in front of Holot Detention Center 

Loop of 10 still images, 00:07"02, 2017
The loop shows 10 still images of Florian Tscharf’s passport in front of the Holot Detention Center, photographed in 2017. This year, Germany was on the first place of the  Visa Restriction Index, counting 177 countries which can be visited without visa. Holot is an Israeli detention facility in the Negev desert, mainly for refugees from Eritrea and Sudan.


Mayday Relay 

Shortfilm, 14:28, 2016
When the german sailor Max and his daughter Emily receive a mayday-call on the Mediterranean Sea, they act immediately: They change the course of their little sailing-boat and try to involve other ships. But then they understand, that there are over hundred people on the damaged boat – and Max and Emily are the only one trying to help. A short film about the ongoing refugee crisis in front of Europe.


#FUKUSHIMAWATER 

Campaign, Film, Mixed Media, 2015
Four years after the disaster of Fukushima-Daichii a brand-new energy drink conquers the Japanese beverage market and quickly becomes a cult product in all age groups:  Fukushima Water. With a perfidious marketing strategy, the drink advertises itself as »energy water« - a natural mineral water with an artificial additive. Just a bad advertising stunt of a japanese beverage company or the most absurd product in the world?


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