Neudecker, M (2005) 'Kindertotenlieder'. Impressions Gallery, York.. [Exhibition]
|Date:||1 September 2005|
|Event Location:||Impressions Gallery, York.|
|Number of Pieces:||1|
Opening Date: 2005-Sep-01
Kindertotenlieder fuses contemporary visual arts with classical music and literature, offering an insight of nineteenth century cross-art form collaboration between a musician, a poet and now: a vocalist and a contemporary artist - all drawing on universal human themes. The recording of Kindertotenlieder used in the exhibition is a 1945 archive recording of a performance by Kathleen Ferrier.
A five-part moving image installation was created. This consists of five rooms, one dedicated to each song, that are all open on one side allowing access and leakage of the sound, and contain a moving image element back projected into a window, a doorknob, a mirror etc. There is both the cacophony of all five songs playing simultaneously in the exhibition space and the singled out song in the individual room. It creates a breadth of perception ranging from a rather stressful howling lament to the very intimate and beautiful 'momentary emotion' of each poem.
The landscape imagery used has all been filmed on 16mm film in the Swiss Alps. These very slowly shifting films are installed in a way that the viewer supposedly experiences both: feeling fully immersed and being totally removed from them.
|Divisions:||Bath School of Art and Design|
|Date Deposited:||18 Nov 2012 04:45|
|Last Modified:||12 Jun 2014 21:54|
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