Notes from the Neighbourhood observes, over the course of two years, an inner courtyard in Berlin, in which investors erect a new residential building for resale. As the construction progresses, a woman narrates the ups and downs of her contrary life, and the stagnation of her body.
Laura Engelhardt (born 1988 in Bremen) studied Architecture and Fine Arts in London, Stuttgart and Berlin and is currently doing the postgraduate programme at the Academy for Media Arts Cologne. Her work examines built and imagined architectures, urban spaces and the fragile relation between the human body and its environment. She lives and works as a filmmaker and artist in Cologne and Berlin.