Premiere: 13. - 19.09.2022 / Video Performance in four S-Bahn Stations in Berlin
Performers: Ching Yin Weng 翁靜吟, Motoya Kondo, Rhama Corvalán, Mona Tesch, Laura Borkowski, Alena Trapp, Gian Mellone, Renate Koßmann, Yaching Cheung, Jürgen Könnecke, Carly Lave, Marlee Weinberg, Nicola Jungsberger, Johanna Keimeyer, V3
Production Company: Apricot Productions
Postproduction: Luke Bennett
Box Construction: Sven Schünmann
Boxes [he/her] originates from V3's vision to move art to places where it is not expected. V3 invited 16 performers to explore the depth of a flatscreen.
The placement in the context of advertising messages aims to enrich the urban space with moments of irritation and astonishment, reaching even those who otherwise have little contact with performance art. Here, where advertising is initially expected, Boxes [he/her] surprises with the immediate performance of diverse and unadorned everyday bodies.
In the week of September 13th - 19th 2022 - during the Berlin art week - the video performances will be placed on screens of wall between advertising clips and information graphics in the following 4 train stations of Berlin: Hermannplatz, Potsdamer Platz, Kurfürstendamm, Naturkundemuseum.
The concept and recording set-up of Boxes [he/her] is rooted in Humatic's H_RP series (Re-Performance).
The production was funded by Fonds Darstellende Künste.
Multichannel -Performance - Videoinstallation
Performers: Laura Borkowski, Rhama Corvalán, Nina Neef, Elsa Dez, Carly Lave, Marlee Weinberg, V3 , Gian Mellone
PerFormat is a performance video triptych installation. Staged within a clean and reduced digital advertisement set-up, a diversity of performers share various insights into a vulnerable search for movements and moments, that matter - within a limited, indifferent and sterile space.
While the performers were invited to explore their own relationship with situation of 'being framed' - the limited and bright space serves as a magnifying glass for impulses that rise from the lack of content. Inspired by the limitation, the bodies turn into geometrical signs and shapes. Moments of incidental absurdity and banality are collected, archived, chronologically manipulated and staged as a life-sized triptych performance display. PerFormat was supported by Deutscher Künstlerbund and Stiftung Kunstfonds.