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WHAT ARE WE TERRORS TO ONE ANOTHER

Video; 2016

Running time: 5 min

 

The video revisits contemporary notions of body and technology in the light of William Blake's mythological poetry. The poetry over-voice narrating reconstructed Blake's poetry, reflects on subjects of gender, identity and female-male relationships, as we observe a couple in the act of repetitive aerobic, yoga and stretching exercises. Their body is a place of fictional wearables/techno-devices and headsets. The couple follows a choreography of rhythmic, repetitive, automatic gestures and movements. In the context of these movements, the purpose of their wearable devices soon becomes arcane, and certain tension and unrest becomes apparent in their otherwise formal aerobic choreography.

The video was awarded Squeeze award 2016, by Trieste Contemporanea, Italy.

Made with support by Mondriaan funds, NL

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TRIESTE CONTEMPORANEA

FINAL EVENING of the SQUEEZE workshop and AWARDS

Workshop

Gradisca, Udine, Trieste

15 - 18 December 2016

Video screening of What are we terrors to one another

Performances by Franco Jesurun Award finalists: Marc Vilanova, Ruggero Francescini, Bastien Poncelet and Alejandro Flores

 

www.triestecontemporanea.com