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Skala 1:1
Anders Boqvist & Timo Menke

A film crew is assembled to recreate a scene from a Swedish movie classic. The director analyzes the camera angles and the lighting, while chatting about the actors’ work and their costumes with the members of the crew. As the set is being completed, a film within the film slowly develops, and all the false starts and phony lines start to take on a life of their own. Is this a documentary, a copy, or simply a unique adventure?

Scale 1:1 is part of the short film project The Magnificent Six, produced by Filmform with support from Foundation Culture of the Future, Swedish Film Institute and SVT – Swedish Television Documentary, Short Film.

English title Scale 1:1
Aspect ratio 1.33:1 (4:3)
Prod. format Generic SD-video
Duration 00:09:00
Language Swedish
Color Color
Year 2003
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About the artists

Anders Boqvist

Anders Boqvist

Born in 1961 in Sundsvall, Sweden. Lives and works in Stockholm, Sweden.

Anders Boqvist works with interactive and relationally based art in project form. He has given lectures, workshops and arranging exhibitions for over 30 years. Since 1997 he has worked as a project manager in collaboration with event marketing, museums and corporations. He’s been a project manager at the Swedish National Public Art Council since 2000 and one of the founders of CRAC – media lab for artists in Stockholm.

Timo Menke

Timo Menke

Timo Menke was born in Germany, and lives and works in Sweden since 1988. He received a Master of Fine Arts from Konstfack, the University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm in 1999. Between 2004 and 2014 he has been teaching as Senior lecturer at the department of art at Konstfack, Stockholm. He is also engaged at the Filmform foundation, the Art Film and Video Archive, in Stockholm, dealing with archiving and distribution of film and video art.