Published on May 31, 2012
First commissioned by the Wellcome Collection in London in 2008, Stilled is a durational dance piece (performed for between 3 and 12 hours) and an exhibition of pinhole photographs. The dance is performed not only for a human audience, but also for an audience of pinhole cameras.
During the performance, these cameras take long exposure photographs of the movements taking place, which are developed and then displayed as part of the event.
In Stilled, the audience witnesses the performance taking place, and they see the strange, often abstract images that bear witness to earlier improvisations.
Stilled is a meditation on the nature of perception: of taking time to become visible, taking time to be present, taking time to look, and taking time to see.
Direction, design, photography by
Performed by Robin Dingemans, Valentina Formenti and Sachi Kimura
Lighting Design by Hansjorg Schmidt
Music by Jamie McCarthy
Production Manager Ali Beale
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