Shining boots and buttons, epaulettes and stripes on shoulders and sleeves, medals pinned to the chest, a confident look in the eyes and belief in their own supremacy. The theatrical pomp and circumstance, ceremonial traditions, spotless uniforms and accompanying attributes, which the military uses to present itself, contrast sharply with the devastation and chaos it causes.
Pim Zwier is an independent media-artist / film maker. He obtained his MFA at the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam in 2003. The artist make documentaries, short films and video-installations. his films balance between documentary, experimental film and media-art. Zwier’s films and video installations were shown at different international festivals, exhibitions, and on television.