100' of 16mm Kodak Ektachrome shot at a fun fair at night—an experiment in "affective vision." Dark forces present themselves in plain sight in this longed-for place of our childhood. As we let ourselves be mesmerized by its lights and colors, we reconnect with memories and fears hidden deep in our unconscious.
Laura Trager holds a Bachelor of Arts in Media-Culture from Bauhaus-University in Weimar, Germany and a Master of Arts in Media Studies from The New School, NY. With a background in media and cultural theory, Laura's artistic and academic interest is film philosophy. After moving to New York in 2011, she started working in 16mm and Super 8mm film, as well as in digital video, still photography and sound. Since 2015, Laura has been based in Hamburg, Germany. Her works have been shown in cinemas, art galleries, museums and at festivals in North America, Europe and Asia.