From thousands of pictures Michael Wachtler chooses those by which the life of crystal searchers of the Alps is presented from another point of view. This fact turns this performance into a journey through the times. With that Michael Wachtler affords an insight into the world of adventurers, border crossers, ordinary farmers but especially into the lives of the Crystalsearchers. With the help of spectacular pictures a world passes us by, which is the result of a search that lasted for years.
The First World War in the Alps
It was the first war in which the media played
an important role. With hundreds of shots of
World War I, most of them inedited, a shocking
picture of this conflict is shown. Michael
Wachtler tells the history of World War I from a
point of view that until now has never before
been taken into consideration interpreting and
analyzing the man in war through films and
pictures. Therefore, a totally new picture of
great humanity and an extraordinary emotional
impact is the result. With a lot of films of the
big war mostly inedited.
Searching on the edge
During this performance Michael Wachtler who always takes risks himself to gain the success of his projects, tells about his finds. These include findings of gold as well as crystal findings and the discovery of plants from primitive times. The performance contains also the documentation of the find of the dinosaur “megachirella wachtleri “. The performance is accompanied by loads of unique pictures that for a large part have never been shown to the public before. Michael Wachtler focuses on the man who is searching and through that fact he points out that also today spectacular findings are possible.