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Gaëtan Rusquet : As We Were Moving Ahead Occasionally We Saw Brief Glimpses Of Beauty

In As We Were Moving Ahead Occasionally We Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty, Gaëtan Rusquet explores the choreographic potential of (live) video editing and the perspective of the selfie. In a never-ending tracking shot, the arm operates as a steadycam creating a hypnotic loop.

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The continuous (re)staging of oneself pushes the limits of the inside and the outside of both the body and the stage. In this circular spatiality, the whereabouts of the performers are hard to determine. Their perpetual transit begs the question: How does it feel like to swallow or be swallowed by somebody, a community or technology?

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Bernard Van Eeghem & Dolores Bouckaert receive research grant from the Flemish Government

Bernard delves deeper into Fernando Pessoa's Ode Marítima by researching how this epic poem can be translated into (moving) images. During her research, Dolores invites fellow artists to encounter her and props from previous pieces, guided by Martha Nussbaum's acclaimed work The Fragility of Goodness: Luck and Ethics in Greek Tragedy and Philosophy.


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