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TRESPASSING

Based on four different female characters, who speak in their text lines about the complexity of gender linked to identity, social interaction, power and oppression; about the interaction of gender with other things like race, class, culture, religion, sexuality and consumerism. In monologues, as separated beings, they give insight intomore

THREE SECRETS

Returning to WA after successful productions overseas the EXISTENCE THEATRE (AUS/AT) invites you to immerse yourself in emotionally guided situations that comment on the many secrets that we hold on to. In this not to be missed performance boundaries between performers and audience collapse. Three characters touch on issues concerningmore

BRUNNENPASSAGE

EIN SICH STÄNDIG NEU ERFINDEN in unterschiedlichen Umgebungen: der Workshop in der Brunnenpassage diente dazu, das Existence Theatre neu Interessierten zugänglich zu machen.   ZUNGEN SCHREIEN – Ausdruck durch Sprache KÖRPER DÜRFEN – Gefühle durch Bewegung MENSCHEN BEGEGNEN – Freiheit durch Vielfalt Durch improvisiertes Experimentieren kann etwas entstehen, das esmore

FASSADE

Performative play in five scenes for seven performers: autumn in 2242. Everything that exists is already history and there are visions of a morning, which is somehow already there, individually but differently, because everyone has his own ideas about tomorrow. Transcultural entity connects the many worlds of view and life stylesmore

DOMESTIC ROOM

  household space, also relating to one’s own or a particular country apart from other countries, indigenous to or produced or made within one’s own country; not foreign; native, no longer wild; also as a pattern of behaviour, which involves violence or other abuse by one person against another in a domestic settingmore

PERFORMANCE LECTURE

As artists we play around with the imagination of some and the interpretation of others. Leaving enough room for contemplation, different images may occur to different persons. With this performance lecture we tried to demonstrate how to create a moment of interaction between people (of different cultural and linguistic backgrounds)more

ABOUT INSPIRATION FILM

Inspiration Film addresses a cinematographic process, based on performative actions. We extend the Existence Theatre practice with it a step further. Viewers get motivated to invigorate the seen images by mixing them with own memories and experiences gained. They will be able to relate to the confronting performance text moremore

FRÜHLING DER FANTASIE

english: REVIVING THE IMAGINATION Do we really connect with our inner selves, others and our surroundings and to which extent? At which point get self-critical explorations just an ordinary habit and is the everyday judgemental behaviour of others our entertainment and diversion, so that we must not take a closermore

THE PREVENTION

PICA (Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts) residency 2015 THE PREVENTION: LOCATING MODERN IDENTITY with a Temporary Ensemble Working on a creative process in the studio and in some of Perth’s public locations, for further development of the Existence Theatre practice during a residency at PICA from 16 February to 8 April 2015 WORK PROCESS |more

RUN AWAY SOCIETY

  The documentation in video and photography shows an insight into the live performance in public space, a collaboration between Delaney Harper (USA) and bello benischauer (AUS/A) in Fremantle, Australia, imitating signs and objects when exploring how we people tend to fit into urban environments, their structures and landscapes aroundmore

ÜBERLAUF

ENGLISH below | VIDEOS | EINSICHT | PHOTOS | Hubnut | Performance text for a Temporary Ensemble Eine Auftragsarbeit für das 24. Internationale SZENE BUNTE WÄHNE Theaterfestival für ein junges Publikum   ÜBERLAUF basiert auf einem abstrakten Performancetext in deutscher Sprache von bello benischauer, der ins Englische, Französische und Spanische übersetztmore

UDLA – INTERVIEWS

The first public screening took place at the Jaffa Room in Perth on 28 Feb 2014 The Changing Role of Women in the LA Profession – initiated and independently funded by Greg Grabasch –  a film by bello benischauer ‘Let’s have an AILA Women in Landscape Architecture Award’? This question was initially posedmore

ABOUT EXISTENCE THEATRE

ART IN PROCESS (AIR) created the term EXISTENCE THEATRE in 2012 in relation to their specifically staged performative actions that take place in the public and/or studio environment in the combination with video installation. It involves a work method that they began to develop over recent years. They keep continuously refiningmore

ABOUT SOUND COMPOSITIONS

Bello’s sound compositions form a crucial part of the Existence Theatre productions, with which he leads the performances live on stage in relation to the performers’ actions. He composes sound files from recorded sounds in natural habitats, urban noises, voices, … and transforms them using various electronic instruments. He takesmore

SOUNDCLOUD

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MOISTURISED

Text by bello benischauer & Performance by elisabeth m eitelberger .. From the start to the finish picturing my life…To grow and rise… And breathe in the air of passion… In my hand an abstract expression of communication… I have to recharge my phone… Only you, the flower and the tree…more

NOT AT ALL

Performance by Elias Franz Benischauer Time isn’t really a matter of reality. What we believe in, feels real as well. This way we always create our own truth. If we are not quite sure, what to believe in, then we cannot connect with a higher deity. It wasn’t me, it wasn’tmore

OpenStudioArtsource2013

photo by christophe canato Some reflections concerning the Open Studio Day, 10 November 2013 This year we showed some of the video installations that we have recently developed in relation to our EXISTENCE THEATRE method. The individual pieces play with understanding the symbolic meaning of cultural places/objects, how we use language/movement to tellmore

SYNCHRONISATION TRIAL

nakedness – as a symbol and linkage to birth and human identity/alikeness: an artistic outcry to leave the comfort zone of a materialistic society how would it feel to stand there instead of the artists? written on their bodies = world population number at the time of their births on 18.12.1974more

DO I BELONG

An old factory, resembling a spaceship in the galaxy, discovered by two different people, who face up to live in it or to reactivate it: A woman tries to move into the space, while a man, a previous workman of the factory comes back again and again to his oldmore

STÖRUNGEN

STÖRUNGEN (Disturbances) by bello benischauer three live performances/interventions in public space at the Swizz Performance Art Festival PERFORM NOW! in Winterthur, Switzerland, 3 to 6 October 2013 with a Performance Lecture at the accompanying Symposium TRANS:SCRIPT – Kunsthalle Winterthur. Artistic idea (original text in German): People tell each other liesmore

PERFORMANCE LECTURE

Performance Lecture: Existence Theatre by ART IN PROCESS at TRANS:SCRIPT (Symposium, during PERFORM NOW#3 Festival, Winterthur, Switzerland) on 3 October 2013, Kunsthalle Winterthur An introduction about the Existence Theatre method by ART IN PROCESS was given by using a one page summary for an improvised voice work. This was performed simultaneouslymore

GRAPHIC LANDSCAPE

GRAPHIC LANDSCAPE  – Mixed Media on Hardboard, 120x60cm, private collection a series of 9 wall-objects “If I would tell myself a story, it would probably look like this: different images that present some of my memories. This story may of course change, as we commemorate different things on different days. Oftenmore

CANVAS

installation performance and documentary video installation – artistic idea to be yet realised an exhibition in two parts First and active part: For a set period of time the audience finds the artist in front of a large canvas in the exhibition space. In this work the artist recurrently wetsmore

ZWANGSVERPFLICHTUNGEN

Systematische Zwangsverpflichtungen führen zu dynamischen Verhaltensstörungen The performance series in various public spaces in Austria (Vienna, Linz and Krems) discusses systematically and periodically repeated behaviour patterns that people show on a daily basis. Some influence our way of living – more or less – while others even cause dysfunctional behaviour.more

STRÖMUNGEN

ENGLISH below | VIDEOS | LIVE PERFORMANCE | PHOTOS GERMAN sozialkulturelle Interventionen im öffentlichen Raum ein Kollaborationsprojekt mit spacelab – von 10. bis 27. Juni 2013 – in Wien, aspern Seestadt! Live Performance: 27. Juni 2013, 18:00 RÜCKBLICK AM ANFANG STEHT DIE PROJEKTIDEE: wenn in einem gewässer kalte und warme tiefen zusammenkommen wenn dasmore

NO INTERMISSION

… addresses cultural patterns and behaviour systems in history and cross-culture symbolisation of certain items in context to the human being how certain items receive iconographical relevance tend to influence our visual perception why do we see things the way we recognise them considering particular cultural traditions   The singlemore

STRÖMUNGEN-PHOTOS

STRÖMUNGEN (currents, trends) socio-cultural interventions in public space a collaboration project of ART IN PROCESS and spacelab June 2013 in Vienna/Austria

NEWS

new project 2014 WHAT IT WILL BE – As soon as you start using words for it… some sort of explanation…, you lay down a certain concept. If you do not know what it is about, you cannot describe it. What happens, once you let go of all learned theories, socialmore

FRÖNEND-OBJECT

About the video triptych FRÖNEND (German for the word “indulging”): it is a project in the style of the Existence Theatre method and exhibits the human form – in this work again – the artists themselves. Three performing figures are placed next to each other, wrapped up in white curtains, metaphorically in theirmore

FRÖNEND

Synchronised Video Triptych: FRÖNEND | Performers: elisabeth m eitelberger and bello benischauer … our doubts… are like a gate… that we have to walk through… every single day… If we breath calmly and connect with space… emotionally, we can manage to keep our wariness at bay… dreams are men’s elixir of life…more

HAUNTED

the human creature … tries to take first place … no matter what … without any compromise … we even accept tremendous efforts … to reach success, prosperity and prestige …  and if for any reason … a tiny piece is missing … we panic … Haunted – video acts question how we can actively position usmore

HAUNTED-OBJECT

This wall-object shows a man, carrying a suitcase (symbolising materialism) and his alter ego, on his way to the winner’s podium to take first place. In relation to the video diptych HAUNTED it reflects in an exaggerated way on which efforts we employ, just to succeed. Or at least, what we meanmore

HUMAN RECYCLING PROJECT

  What happens, when we can’t define and modify our immediate living environment? When we get dependent on the decision-making of others? When we leave our comfort zone to face paternalism, prejudice and/or degradation? This work, consisting of six separate video parts, plays with the viewer’s own imagination and individualmore

FAITHFUL NIGHT

to provide hope for this world to find peace to prove to oneself that it’s never too late to raise your concern about global issues the belief that religions, races and peacemaking powers will finally unite, does exist a rogation to Jesus, a conversation with Allah, a connection to Krishnamore

IT’S FINE NOW

Subsequently created to SYNCHRONISATION TRIAL and as a linkage to A PEACEFUL MIND (from the NO INTERMISSION series) and LAST WOOD (from the UNCONSCIOUSNESS series) the artists continue to address – in this video diptych – how our individually created footprints alter our environment, socially as well as environmentally. They show ironically and on a metaphorical level, howmore

FILE994.11

The video performances made in this context are based on the following concept: Bello’s initial idea: a woman taking different books out of a box, quoting passages, and putting them back in the box. Looking for material, Bello went to the Fremantle Library. He explained there briefly his idea and our generalmore

SYNCHRONISATION_TRIAL OBJECT

This wall-object shock freezes a certain image, a movement/expression from the same-titled video installation SYNCHRONISATION TRIAL, where the artists question, which footprints we leave behind and how we individually shape this world at all. With this work they revisit once again one of their themes of interest: aspects of significant culturally formedmore

OpenStudioArtsource2012

  Reflections by Elisabeth about the Open Studio Day 2012 The question was: How do we shape and transform a space within an existing space? Besides horrible weather conditions a great number of visitors came to see the studios at the Old Custom’s House on Sunday 4Nov 2012. In ourmore

ERICH

This wall-object relates to EMMA UND ELIAS as well as STEFANIE-FRANZ UND ERICH wall-objects that the artist created in relation to AGAINST ONESELF as a counterpart to this performance series that addresses our various struggles with the human existence and the world from a present day perspective. Returning to our roots,more

STEFANIE-FRANZ UND ERICH

This wall-object relates to EMMA und ELIAS wall-objects that the artist created in relation to AGAINST ONESELF. It acts as a counterpart to this performance series that addresses our various struggles with the human existence and the world from a present day perspective. Returning to our roots, finding back to ourmore

AGAINST ONESELF

… existence formed by discipline trying to protect ourselves through the adoption of different cultural behaviours/movements/teachings perhaps to get rid of the guilt we feel about living a good life perhaps to redirect our energy to prepare for disasters which can be anything we imagine ourselves based on individual paranoidmore

EMMA UND ELIAS

EMMA und ELIAS wall-objects is a diptych that the artist created in relation to AGAINST ONESELF. It acts as a counterpart to this performance series that addresses our various struggles with the human existence and the world from a present day perspective. Returning to our roots, finding back to ourmore

LEDIG-OBJECT

Ledig wall-object seems to shock-freeze a certain image, a movement/expression from the same-titled video installation LEDIG that looks into the alienation of human existence within nature and the world. The wall-object shows the fading footprint that we individually leave behind. LEDIG – Mixed Media WALL-OBJECT, 72x132cm, private collection

LEDIG

… continues in the style of the EXISTENCE THEATRE, a term growing from a specific style of art performances, created by AIP that question certain aspects and daily banalities of human identity/identities in a globalised world, while depending on a strong experimental character and by using methods of improvisation/action. Whatmore

CURTAIN WHISPERS

art performances behind a transparent curtain An enclosed room with a view, a separate space  – and two human beings. No window but a transparent curtain connects or disconnects/separates them from the actual viewer. The two individuals simulate daily routines of the outside world. While they are excluded from the realmore

UNTAUGLICH-OBJECTS

Untauglich wall-objects shock freeze a certain image, a movement/expression from the same-titled video installation UNTAUGLICH that looks into transnationally existing forms of social and/or political constraints, inspired by its German title Untauglich, which means ineligible for military service. In this work the artist observes situations of specific behaviour patterns and lifestyles,more

UNTAUGLICH

a video installation: under the German title Untauglich, which means ineligible for military service, the artist looks into transnationally existing forms of social and/or political constraints. He addresses certain aspects of how we act and fit/do not fit into the generally expected behaviour patterns of a human life that one findsmore

JAMITTENEIN

  … continues in the style of the EXISTENCE THEATRE, a term growing from a specific style of art performances, created by AIP that question certain aspects and daily banalities of human identity/identities in a globalised world, while depending on a strong experimental character and by using methods of improvisation/action.more

UNCONTAINABLE

From the Catalog of the 17th International Symposium on Electronic Art ISEA2011 Istanbul This publication appears on the occasion of the ISEA2011 Istanbul, 17th International Symposium on Electronic Art, 14-21 September 2011 © 2011 Leonardo/ISAST, ISEA Foundation, Sabanci, University and Goldsmiths, University of London. All rights reserved. The International Symposium on Electronic Art,more

INTERMISSION-OBJECTS

The wall-objects have been developed in direct relation to the video installations in the bigger context of the “NO INTERMISSION” series. This body of work addresses cultural patterns and behaviour systems in history and cross-culture. It questions various aspects of symbolisation in context to the human being; how certain itemsmore

MY THREE SISTERS

… continues in the style of the EXISTENCE THEATRE, a term growing from a specific style of art performances, created by AIP that question certain aspects and daily banalities of human identity/identities in a globalised world, while depending on a strong experimental character and by using methods of improvisation/action. Whatmore

INTROSPECTION

The Existence Theatre, which transforms/sets specific aspects of the improvised performance style of the Commedia dell’ arte into a present day perspective, recalls in this particular act (like AIP has done before in previous performances) the usage of the bauta*. The originally separate face-covering object/mask in white has blended nowmore

NOT KNOWING

… continues in the style of the EXISTENCE THEATRE, a term and performance style, created by AIP that questions certain aspects and daily banalities of human identity/identities. What do we really know: about the world, about others, about ourselves? This performance piece talks about how we miss out to live andmore

DER PRAGMATISIERTE

nach dem gleichnamigen Stück von bello benischauer in 2 Akten und 4 Szenen und in der Überarbeitung von elisabeth m eitelberger INHALT Das Stück bespricht heutige Stereotypen, wiederholt Gesagtes aus dem Alltag und spiegelt gegensätzliche und ungereimte Einstellungen wider. Der Pragmatisierte, der auch der Traumatisierte heißen könnte, stilisiert festgefahrene Lebensumstände,more

WHO IS ART IN PROCESS (AIP)

ART IN PROCESS (AIP) is an Australian-Austrian entity, formed by the artists bello benischauer & elisabeth m eitelberger in 2000. Their work critically engages with a number of issues and behaviours specific to cross-cultures and consumer culture.* The work process becomes a creative challenge, while AIP modify and pursue theirmore

SHORT BIOS OF THE ARTISTS

BELLO BENISCHAUER was born in Austria in 1966. He lives in Fremantle/Western Australia and Langenlois/Austria and short-term in other international places while working across media, especially video installation and performance art. He exhibits and works on an international scale. Since the age of eighteen he increasingly became interested in artisticmore

EXHIBITION AND SCREENING

ALL ARTWORK IS THE COURTESY OF ART IN PROCESS for Video Installations by © ART IN PROCESS | All rights reserved $ 3000,- for one video work plus the purchase of the according DVD or Blu-ray, distributed and available through Contemporary Arts Media Melbourne/London Permission from ART IN PROCESS must be sought according to themore

ARTISTIC MONOGRAPH

cross-border and beyond bello benischauer and ART IN PROCESS until 2011 chronological work review & philosophical reflections chronologische werkübersicht & philosophische betrachtungen by elisabeth m eitelberger

ABOUT LIMITED EDITIONS

ABOUT LIMITED EDITIONS ART IN PROCESS is represented by Contemporary Arts Media (Melbourne/London), who is one of the leading consultants and suppliers of books and films for Arts Education. We have distributed numerous DVDs, books and Blu-ray Discs in limited editions since 2000. While the format of DVD still suitsmore

ABOUT INSTALLATIONS

The Video Installations summarise works that were developed as components of extensive projects or as individual pieces. The presentation mode of video installations differs very much. We come across them for instance on screens in public space, in black boxes or otherwise built screen environments in art galleries/museums and/or canmore

ABOUT INTERDISCPLINARY

The INTERDISCIPLINARY PROJECTS are summarised under the following categories: PARTICIPATIVE, INTERNATIONAL and MULTILINGUAL. While all the projects focus strongly on the use of diverse languages and the collaborative aspect of inviting other artists into the work process, they can be associated with one of the categories in particular. Was PROJECT X still a solely developedmore

LASTWOOD

LASTWOOD – 2011 HDvideo – 6:00 min, performance by bello benischauer supported by ATELIER ART IN PROCESS Everything I have is what I can give too: the red, most important piece/part of my life, the most precious thing, life as such, the family as ultimate entity or even more, a mysticmore

LIVE PERFORMANCES

UNCONSCIOUSNESS_EXPERIMENTS project series 2011 –  based on multiple performance components: surveying culturally different but also alike actions and reactions of societal behaviour patterns in front of the camera The project series 2011 is based on multiple components of improvised and live performances. How do we fit into a society, into amore

REDWOOD

REDWOOD – 2011 HDvideo – 5:00 min, performance by bello benischauer supported by ATELIER ART IN PROCESS Everything I have is what I can give too: the red, most important piece/part of my life, the most precious thing, life as such, the family as ultimate entity or even more, amore

ABOUT DOCUMENTARY

Different headlines are used to document certain activities of our work at large. ARTIST TALKS and EVENTS give insight into specific work in context to national and international projects or exhibitions. With SCHOOL PROJECTS and WORKSHOPS we extend our work-methods to like-minded artists and students of different age groups. Themes of globalisationmore

ABOUT STATIC WORK

Static work has been divided into sub-themes of PAINTINGS, PHOTOGRAPHY, PRINTS and WALL-OBJECTS. This work has mostly been developed in relation to temporal works and based on multiple travel throughout the years.

WHITE 10.EXPERIMENT

UNCONSCIOUSNESS_EXPERIMENTS project series 2011 –  based on multiple performance components: surveying culturally different but also alike actions and reactions of societal behaviour patterns in front of the camera The project series 2011 is based on multiple components of improvised and live performances. How do we fit into a society, into amore

Befreiende Kraft

Freeing Virtue is a wood cut series by bello benischauer in association with the Autumn 2011 in Langenlois/Austria. The work discusses themes of homeland, the familiar, the unfamiliar and one’s own cultural memory. Das immer schon Dagewesene wieder aufgreifen, es neu entdecken und ein- und zuordnen. Die Vergangenheit nicht hinter sichmore

LA2LANGENLOIS

performed improvisation by elisabeth m eitelberger & bello benischauer component of UNCONSCIOUSNESS project series 2011 Groteske, überspitzte Alltagssituationen in einzelnen Szenen, die scheints alltägliche Begebenheiten besprechen. Es gibt keine durchgehende Handlung, aber durchaus Zusammenhänge und Verknüpfungen. Die Szenen wurden aus dem Stegreif improvisiert. Man traf sich zu einzelnen Szenen, diemore

ISEA2011 ISTANBUL

ISEA2011 Istanbul WORKSHOP: BORN TO BE A STILL LIFE 14 to 21 September 2011, Istanbul/Turkey  An EXHIBITION as part of Uncontainable (the ISEA exhibition in context to the 12th Istanbul Biennial), LIVE PERFORMANCE  and PAPER PRESENTATION by ART IN PROCESS. Catalog of the 17th International Symposium on Electronic Art ISEA2011 Istanbul ISEA2011 The International Symposium onmore

CROSS-BORDER AND BEYOND

published through ISEA 2011 Istanbul Globalisation has opened up enormous possibilities of linkages; it ideally means dissemination, diversity and insight into foreign worlds. But other than leading to a broad perspective and enthusiasm about the various aspects of this world per se and its cultures, we must admit that – criticallymore

RICE 5.EXPERIMENT

UNCONSCIOUSNESS_EXPERIMENTS project series 2011 –  based on multiple performance components: surveying culturally different but also alike actions and reactions of societal behaviour patterns in front of the camera The project series 2011 is based on multiple components of improvised and live performances. How do we fit into a society, into amore

BORN-PHOTOS

Born to be a still life is a project series in the bigger context of discovering different environments and their influence on the human being, and the aim to paint with video. The investigated object is the human being: our body, mimic, gestures; how it feels in the space andmore

OUTBOX

invited performers will react through live performances to following artistic concept and aphoristic thoughts: I don’t recognise, how confused the relationship to my own culture is. I only see how others misbehave. A journey into space to see other stars is not as challenging as to recognise, how we tendmore

VIDEOWORKS BLU-RAY DL50GB

VideoWorks is an introduction into the major works created by Bello Benischauer and ART IN PROCESS (AIP) until 2011. The work that reached international acclaim over the years, discusses socio-cultural issues on various levels. Whilst developing on the relationship between installation, video, performance and live art. It demonstrates a strong experimental character throughmore

UPSTAIRS

invited performers will react through live performances to following artistic concept About: Three “spirits” meet before they are sent to earth once again. They meet in an apartment, upstairs. Three chairs provided on stage. Background: drawings projected – the spirits are dressed yellow, red and green. The world has becomemore

LEIDFREUD

These two video&sound installations are based on a text in German by bello benischauer and a voice work by elisabeth m eitelberger, called Leid und Freud (Suffering and Joy) reflecting on Christian Tradition and meaning around Good Friday and Easter Sunday. How do we perceive joy in this world? Howmore

BLIND DATE

invited performers will react through live performances to following artistic concept A performance-game with other artists: it can be performed in public or enclosed environment as an official presentation, performance, and live act. No concept; there is no specific theme; it is only a planned meeting, where single participants justmore

FORCED LAYOUT

Ladies and Gentlemen: Congratulations to this new life! … You are not allowed to use this life completely by yourselves. Good luck with a predefined and controlled freedom! You cannot use it really; you are too much faint-hearted for that. Everything is set; everything packed into one entity, which makesmore

VISUAL SUPPORT MATERIAL

These five minutes cut through some of the projects by ART IN PROCESS. Please be aware that the original works (cross-disciplinary projects with a strong performative character and use of different languages) are mostly around 15 min or longer. This is a brief insight into works that build on amore

PERFORMANCE-LOOPS

Born to be a still life is a project series in the bigger context of discovering different environments and their influence on the human being, and the aim to “paint” with video. The investigated object is the human being: our body, mimic, gestures; how it feels in the space andmore

SVAPA WORKSHOP2010 MOUNT LAWLEY SHS

in collaboration with Western Australian musician TRISTEN PARR and Year 8 students SVAPA (Special Arts Education Program) workshop at the Mount Lawley Senior High School, Perth November 2010 Experimentations with improvisational performance and sound – how to control your body movement and being controlled by others. Possible Outcome of the process:more

SYMPTOMS

6:00 min Video ReMix of the Commissioned Artwork SYMPTOMS 2010 by bello benischauer  Courtesy of LIA-Lab Inter Arts, Helmi Vent, University Mozarteum Salzburg  With this commissioned work the artist appears as the personified spirit of the situation. He uses and transforms filmed LIA material and paints and works with it.more

INTRODUCTION

EMOTIONAL SEASONS – cross-cultural experimentations with performance and new media art: discovering our surroundings a project that fosters cultural & art networking and promotes the idea of “art as collaborative work” as one of the highlights of contemporary art production 

OFF-SEASON

in collaboration with SlowForward (Austria) ART IN PROCESS produced a video/sound installation in Sydney, which was used as a backdrop projection for a live performance by SlowForward at the Art in the Park Festival,Vienna This is not the place to go for a swim (metaphorically spoken)! From our studio at Artspace we can seemore

INTERNAL ROOM

Each participant of previous Seasons and other selected artists were invited to submit a work to be included in the production of the last Emotional Season, Internal Room. Individual pieces were then further developed and brought into each other’s context. Participants created her/his own performance following certain guidelines. It meantmore

FOOL’S GOLD

Fool’s Gold (developed in Sydney) is part of a bigger context of discovering different Emotional Seasons in Society and diverse cities/urban places. We generally address issues about identity and belonging arising from globalisation and human existence in a cultural diverse society. What do we expect from our surroundings, from lifemore

NOT QUITE KOSHER | LIVE PERFORMANCE

This interview with Bello about the work by ART IN PROCESS was recorded by BlinkLicht Media Lab Vienna as part of their international collaboration project IMPORT&EXPORT during the Vienna Festwochen in May 2010. The interview includes scene-shots from the project Not quite kosher in Vienna that resulted in an EndPresentationmore

NOT QUITE KOSHER | END-PRESENTATION

in collaboration with SABINE WUTSCHEK , FRANZ SRAMEK,  HEIDEMARIE RIEL and REINHARD MAYR (Austria) DVD distributed and available through Contemporary Arts Media Melbourne/London – leading consultant for Arts Education supported by: Das Dorf (artists in residence program), LABfactory, Toolsatwork und The Department of Culture and the Arts Western Australia 12 May 2010, 8pm at DAS DORFmore

CycleA-Z

Association of a new cycle of life and a new world’s creation; there is no end like some religions or philosophers foretell, but an endless and everlasting circle of an ongoing series of paintings. They correlate to diverse landscapes, light and atmospheres, which can be seen as maps and alsomore

NOT QUITE KOSHER

An abstract play by AIP is the basis for the development of a video/sound installation through onsite explorations and filmed (documented) performances in public spaces and private environment in Vienna. Performances occurred in following locations: Karlsplatz, Heldenplatz, Stephansplatz, Graben, Volksgarten, Donaulände, Das Dorf, Schloss Schönbrunn, Narrenturm, Das Dorf. Not quite koshermore

Inter-Artistic Identities within the Socio-Political Space

published in: Cultural and Ethical Turns. Interdisciplinary Reflections on Culture, Politics and Ethics – Critical Issues series Publishing Creative Research, Inter-Disciplinary Press Oxford, UK, 2011, ISBN: 978-1-84888-054-2 Abstract: ART IN PROCESS is a partnership based in Fremantle, Australia. In our work we explore relationships between humanity, technology and the natural environment in a socio-political context. Wemore

Artistic Identity within Cyberspace

published in: New Media and the Politics of Online Communities – Critical Issues series Publishing Creative Research, Inter-Disciplinary Press Oxford, UK, 2010, ISBN: 978-1-84888-032-0 Artistic Identity within Cyberspace: Issues go global, Interdisciplinary Projects do evolve – A personal View Abstract This paper involves a case study about ART IN PROCESS (Austria/ Australia), amore

THE CLONED CITY

video/sound material was collected through onsite explorations in New Dubai – March The Cloned City developed through onsite explorations in New Dubai, one of the fastest growing City environments worldwide; confronted by utopian looking buildings and suburbs that seem to develop the Western Lifestyle to the extreme; controlling nature, manmore

ARTIST BOOK – INTERVENTION

The photographs and audio-visual work were created to illustrate a story: of looking at things, looking at situations, looking into people’s faces. The work created in this particular context turned the word intervention into a poetic experience and took the notion from a place of fear and resistance to onemore

CHRISTMAS

in collaboration with PATRICK TAGOE TURKSON (Ghana), MICHAEL VANDELEUR (Australia), SORA TAKAYAMA (Japan) and SINA MOSER (Austria): performances took place in Australia, Austria, Ghana and India – September to December 2009 – final work was developed in Fremantle,Western Australia HDvideo 06’24 min                  more

INTERVENTION-INTRODUCTION

INTERVENTION explores the term of intervention in its artistic meaning and beyond. The project series has resulted in a book of photographs, text and a Blu-Ray Disc with audio-visual installations, exemplifying the artist’s recurrent combination of static and temporal work. Single elements were based on text (aphorism) written by themore

INTERVENTION-PHOTO COLLECTION

INTERVENTION – project series 2009 in HD experimentations with performance and new media art the project series results in an ARTIST BOOK of photographs, text and a Blu-Ray Disc with audio-visual installations KUMASI PART THREE developed at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Ghana August 2009 live performance CANmore

SVAPA WORKSHOP2009 MOUNT LAWLEY SHS

audio-visual installation by bello benischauer, sound by Tristen Parr, concept by elisabeth m eitelberger, directed by bello benischauer participants: year 9- students, Mount Lawley SHS, Perth/WA What is out there, an audio-visual installation, was the result of a one-day/cross-media workshop with year 9 students at Mount Lawley Senior High Schoolmore