Built for a sleek and secure future the iconic Bank of Industries, was erected in downtown Reykjavík in the 1960s.
Some fifty years later, we step inside the building and witness its geometrical and material dissolution before the backdrop of everyday life.
Through a visual narrative of building materials returned to the earth, we face the interplay between humanity, machines, and the elements.
It's an end of a building and the end of a bank. An interment of a building corpse at the end of the age of disposable building culture.
documentary by: Anna María Bogadóttir
cinematography: Logi Hilmarsson
editing: Sighvatur Ómar Kristinsson
sound design & music: Bergur Þórisson
producer: Anna María Bogadóttir
original title: Jarðsetning
english title: Interment
language: Icelandic with English subtitles
length: 50 min
shooting format: Digital
screening format: DCP
aspect ratio: 16:9
sound: DOLBY 5.1, stereo
release date: 2021
Produced by Úrbanistan with support from
The Iceland design fund &
The Ministry of Industries and Innovation