VIDEO THEATRE

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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