Maurits Boettger

With Heart and Hand
With Heart and Hand, Video, 2019
The video of a camera that’s pointed towards a clock. My pulse shakes the camera thus creating a correlation between the image and the second hand of the watch.
Nothing like time
Nothing like time, Performance, 2018
The company Time Sales Ltd. sells time, the most volatile piece of all time. After specifiying amount and purpose, the customer sets the price of his time. Video
Real Time Delay
Real Time Delay, Intervention, 2018
You hear two versions of the opening speech of an exhibition. Once directly from the orator and at the same time with increasing delay via loudspeakers. At the beginning, it's still easy to follow the speech, but with the delay increasing over time, sounds overlap and it gets more difficult.
Foreign Time
Foreign Time, Installation, 2018
The pulse of a human being transferred to a room. Acoustic and haptic stimuli enable the synchronization of your heartbeat with that of the absent subject.
Girasol, Apparatus, 2017
A sundial that refuses to show time passing by, by always pointing towards the sun and never throwing any shadow on the dial. Diploma Thesis
Metrotom, Apparatus, 2017
A chaotic pendulum attached to a metronome, thus disturbing the regular rhythm and creating slight but unpredictable variances. Documentation
Kontraktion und Dilatation in Herz und Raum
Contraction and Dilation in Heart and Space, Still Image Animation, 2017
A 10 seconds still image animation loop underlaid with the sound of my heartbeat.
Sanduhr (beschleunigt)
Hourglass (accelerated), Video loop, 2017
A 0.56 seconds Video loop showing a person in a desert accelerating an hourglass on a string.
Watch, Apparatus, 2017
A Clock that stops counting the time as soon as you look at it. As you turn away, time on the display updates again. Documentation
Coincidence (on the flip of a coin)
Coincidence, Video loop, 2016
On the flip of a coin
Head = to the right, Number = to the left. Following the directions of a coin in a place that looks the same in all directions.
Tigers of the Past
Tigers of the Past, Film, 2016
A Film on projection, anticipation, memory, past and future.
Audiotekt, Android Application, 2016
An Android Application that generates a remix, out of ambient noise, based on the movement of the smartphone. Download
VThcierflih, 7 Videos, 2016
Tutorials from Youtube. Sound played forwards - Image played backwards. Uncut. Playlist
La Espera The Wait, Film, 2015
11 Minutes and 49 Seconds
An essayistic film about waiting time in Germany and Colombia
La Espera
La Espera, 7 Drawings, 2014
The long queues of waiting people in Colombia gave the inspiration to the series La Espera. Ink droplets, attracted by gravity, drew the figures. The paper was then rotated 180 degrees.
Strange Loops
Strange Loops, Video, 2013
Inspired by Douglas R. Hofstadter's description of the strange loops, I attached a camera on a motor and accelerated it to 25 revolutions per second, thus matching the image frequency of the camera.