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Scraping
China/the Netherlands, 2008
single-channel video
DV-pal, 4:3, colour, stereo, 1'00"

Screenings/exhibitions:
2009-2010
10 years of One Minutes, KAdE Amersfoort
2009
Going DUTCH, Aperture Building, New York, USA
2009
VIBA festival, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2009
FICIFF, La Plata, Argentina
2009
Belgian Open, Cinema Sphinx, Ghent, Belgium
2008
The One Minutes Awards, Paradiso, Amsterdam
2008
The video was part of the installation Beijing-Beetsterzwaag in Kunsthuis SYB, Beetsterzwaag

The short video Scraping was shot at Tienanmen square in Beijing shortly before the start of the Olympic Games. Scraping shows a small army of Chinese working at the square. They remove chewing gum and other dirt.

The video was nominated for an Award at The One Minutes Award Night 2008 in Paradiso, Amsterdam by jury member Mieke Bernink of the Filmacademy, and at The Belgian Open 2009 in Cinema Sphinx, Ghent.

The video Scraping is part of four DVDs:
24 of 2008

City One Minutes Sample DVD
The One Minutes Awards 2008
10 years of One Minutes 2009
All DVDs are released by The One Minutes Foundation.

Scraping is also distributed by the Filmbank in Amsterdam.

Watch the video. It is also published on this blogspot.
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