29.11.2018 to 28.02.2019 - SCHAURAUM Angewandte
Jill Scott: ESKIN 4
FREE ENTRY, ART, FILM & DIGITAL CULTURE
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Opening: Thu, Nov 29, 19:00
Can visually impaired people engage in a world of culture that is so visually dominant ? Eskin4 shows how an art and science platform was created to enable visually impaired participants from Durban, South Africa to become performers alongside their own stories about climate change.
They were encouraged to express themselves and explore new orientation skills through realtime technologies.
Artist: Prof. Dr Jill Scott is a is a media artist, theorist, teacher and context provider. Her current research is about neuroscience and ecology. In November 2018, she is Artist-in-Residence at MQ and the University o f Applied Arts Vienna.
Producer: Prof. Marille Hahne is a filmmaker and teacher who currently specializes on documentaries about sociology and art/science collaborations.
MEDIA TEAM: Jill Scott / concept and direction, Marille Hahne / documentary, lighting, Andreas Schiffler / systems designer, Andrew Quinn / real time visual design and programming, Vanessa Barrera Giraldo / electronics and audio engineering and Valerie Bugmann /sound research, Olav Lervik and Mandla Matsha / music
PARTICIPANTS/ZULU DANCERS: Mason Lincoln Special School in Umlazi, Durban, Nomkhosi Gumede, Nompumelelo Zikhali, Nozipho Zungu, Balungile Thwala, Melusi Khumalo, Vusumuzi Khumalo and Sboniso Ngubane
DANCERS/CHOREOGRAPHERS: Thobile Maphanga and Lorin Sookool
the platform was sponsored by:
schweizer kulturstiftung prohelvetia