Bilder der Welt und Inschrift des Krieges
(West-Germany 1988, 01:15:00 min)
Harun Farocki reveals how our knowledge of the world depends greatly on the age-old tradition of optical measuring instruments. Consequently, the collecting of information relies on the collaboration between man and machine. From cameras to robots, technology gives us a fragmented view of the world and increases our fascination for images in general.