15. September – 4. October 2009
In the video the man is telling jokes and reading from a book. „The moment that Haso entered my room I perceived from his face and manner of walking that he was in the coldly-correct frame of mind which was his when he felt dissatisfied with himself …“
The reading performance of the man is vulnerable – he appears to be a macho type from a peripheral country.
The nickname Haso is commonly used in Bosnian jokes. In the video installation Haso is positioned between the fragments of ‘Russian classic literature’ and ‘Austrian classical music’. Four transnational jokes add up to the unease of Haso’s anti-hero story.