Evelin Stermitz

Link to video trailer in image at left.

The video depicts a woman's story from a far away century. Based on the images from the popular German novel 'Aus dem Leben meiner alten Freundin' by the female author Wilhelmine Heimburg in 1894, it depicts images of suffering and passive women, whereby the images have been created by a male artist. The video questions the translation of women's stories passed on from one generation to another, and also questions of how we see the women's images nowadays in a different
century. How much of the images still belongs transferred into the current society without any nostalgia? 

Evelin Stermitz, M.A., M.Phil., studied Media and New Media Art at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, and holds the degree in Philosophy from Media Studies. Her works in the field of media and new media art focus on post-structuralist feminist art practices. In 2008 she founded ArtFem.TV- Art and Feminism ITV (https://www.artfem.tv) and received a Special Mention for the project at the IX Festival Internacional de la Imagen, VI Muestra Monográfica de Media Art, University of Caldas, Manizales, Colombia, in 2010.

Her works have been exhibited and screened at various venues such as the MMoMA Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Russia / Vetlanda Museum, Sweden / Centro Nacional de las Artes, Mexico City / MAMBA Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, Argentina / PAN Palazzo delle Arti Napoli / CAM Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, Naples, Italy / Museum of Contemporary Art of Vojvodina, Novi Sad, Serbia / Fundació Joan Miró and CCCB Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Spain / Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, USA / MAC/VAL Musée d'Art Contemporain du Val-de-Marne, France / Chelsea Art Museum, New York, USA / International Museum of Women, San Francisco, USA / Museo de las Mujeres, San José, Costa Rica / New Museum, New York, USA / Anthology Film Archives, New York, USA.