MERGE documentation work-in-progress presentations

video documentation 

camera by Bas Noordermeer

MERGE work-in-progress
photos by Geert Mul and Nicola Unger

december 6th, 7th and 8th

ocw, Rotterdam

Nicola Unger, visuals and video editing
Sato Endo, idea and direction

Is the body a part of its surrounding, or is the surrounding a part of the body?
During a residency this summer at Kunst en Complex Rotterdam, Sato Endo and Nicola Unger did research on how a visual story can be told through weaving video projection of still images with projection of human and object shapes. A live performer interacts with the projection. The still images are body images, maps and archive images of the river Schie near Delfshaven, Rotterdam.

For crimmp_15, the research is brought further by linking the body and the land through juxtaposition of images. Live and recorded movement is choreographed together with the juxtaposition. The outcome of this research will be developed for a final project happening in summer 2014: MERGE is a site-specific project in which video projection, a house on the Schie, its surrounding and a performer on a boat will be integrated into a performance on water.

artistic advice: Judith Schoeneveld
production: Lique van Gerven
production support: Stichting Buurcooperatie Mathenesserdijk
with financial support of: Dienst Kunst en Cultuur Rotterdam
project initiators: Patrick Boel & Christel Schanzenbach
thanks to: Arnold Schalks / ocw

documentation over the combined evening program at OCW:
http://www.podiumocw.nl/   (>archief >crimmp_15)