Cut In Movement in Beehive Ars Electronica
“Cut in movement” is a film experiment, floatation through a city filmed and edited according to the rhythm of a walk or a dance of images. This experimental film is a research on a way of editing that come closer to a choreography of images than to a narrative form. The jumps and the fast edit an eye makes while observing the movements of a city is what this film will reflect.
Walking through the city I film what I lay eyes on, what attracts my interest. These fully subjective choices make the film a personal portray of a city.
The research on editing and cinematography that I am developing (in my past works, MÔWN (movies on my own), Vantage Point) lead me this new project. Cut in movement is for me the occasion to dig into a new area: sound. The city sounds I am recording together with the images require a different attention. I would like to develop this field recordings editing instead of letting a composer create a soundtrack/music like I first thought.
The city is in constant movement, as passers-by involuntarily create duets, trio’s, choruses,… A person standing still in the moving city appears to be the main character of a short crossroad scene.
The Beehive Mons is an ongoing artistic research experiment developed by Ars Electronica for collecting and contextualizing video content from visitors during Mons 2015 – European capital of culture. In the broadest sense it is a cross-media system for crowdsourced video documentation. Bienenstock is the German word for beehive, and this serves as the central metaphor: like in a society of bees, registered participants swarm out, capture footage of an event from a multitude of perspectives and return it (to the hive) to be ingested into the collective pool.
you can check the result online @ beehive.mons2015.eu (tag “ariane loze” in the searchbar).
A coproduction Ars Electronica et Mons 2015…