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The Thing

  • Short Documentary-Fiction Video Film
  • 11’
art, experimental, video-art
  • 1993
  • Slovenia

In the Institute Egon March's performances with electro acoustic plates, presented in Hamburg, Ljubljana and Dessau, the video projections were made according to precise calculations for each space separately to create the correlation between the elements of picture and the dimensions, shadows and movements of the plates in the space. The video shows fragments from performances, but it also demons

In the Institute Egon March's performances with electro acoustic plates, presented in Hamburg, Ljubljana and Dessau, the video projections were made according to precise calculations for each space separately to create the correlation between the elements of picture and the dimensions, shadows and movements of the plates in the space. The video shows fragments from performances, but it also demonstrates the operation of a sonorostat - a sonorous object that stimulates acoustic phenomena merely by changing position in space. The plates were carried and 'played' by the performers according to a precisely programmed choreography and thus changed into a dynamic scenic sculpture, which cut through the perception and screen surface.

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Alternative title
The Thing (english)
Das Ding (german)
Genres
art, experimental, video-art
Production countries
Slovenia
Technical data
Aspect ratio
1,33:1 // 4:3
Duration and length
11 minutes
Colour
Colour
Negative format
video U-matic
Screening formats
video U-matic

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