Mercator Journalist in Residence

Rainer Lind

Mercator-Journalist in Residence, March/April 2023

Rainer Lind is an artist, has won multiple awards as such, is furthermore a musician and has been teaching at several schools and universites across Hesse.

As a video artist in particular, Rainer Lind» conducts and edits interviews in a very recognizable and reduced visual documentary style.In his portraits, he often sheds light on both his interview partners’ professional expertise and how it entertwines with or differs from their personal experiences and attitudes. That way, the content is made particularly accessible to diverse audiences. Rainer Lind’s work has often but not exclusively been in the field of civic education.

Project Proposal

During his residency Rainer Lind has pursued an interview project on the topics at the heart of the discourse project “eFin & Democracy”. He has conducted in-depth interviews with people whose lives, hobbies and/or profession allow for different and sometimes unusual perspectives on the digitalised financial sector.

The Residency – Input and Effects

Website with a Collection of 15 Video Portraits» (German only)

■ Film Screening and Panel Discussion „Modern Talking“ – Contemporary History and ideo Portraits on the Digitalized Finance Sector», 16 Mai 2023, State Archive, Darmstadt

Further information on the programme and application procedure can be found on the German language website».