• From the perspective of a descendant, the video essay Problemhaus tells a story about a family coming to the Ruhr valley in the 1920ies. To adapt to the life in their new country they change their name from a Polish to a German one. The narrator uses the cliché-name “Kryzekowski” and also in the documents which are shown in the film, the original name does not appear anymore. Gradually it becomes clear that the name was forgotten and therefore a part of the history of the family was erased.

    video essay, Full HD, colour, sound, 8 min