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Cheveux de Vénus

Cheveux de Vénus

Cheveux de Vénus

CHEVEUX DE VENUS (Hair of Venus) is inspired by Velasquez' painting "Venus at Her Mirror" (The Rokeby Venus). Her perfect figure reassumes the sensual, erotic, and modest pose, but the mirror has disappeared. Lying on a carpet of hair, she is contemplated from behind. Then Venus molts and begins to move. Behind the opacity of this feminine ideal and the reassurance of a smooth body, primitive, strange, and disquieting qualities emerge. Locks of hair are transformed into fur, then sweat, and she becomes an animal. Surrounding the body-landscape, this experimental work of screendance explores and plays with the relationship between image and sound, in order to traverse a form of waking dream...

 

Direction & editing: Camille Auburtin

Performer: Lauriane Chamming's

Images:  Camille Auburtin, Jessica Ramdul, Patrice Raynal

Lighting: Eric Grel et Nicolas Sastre

Sound Design: Benjamin Laurent Aman

Post-production: Jean-Christophe Ané

July 2014

 

Previous Screenings

-  Agite y Sirva - Itinerant Videodance Festival, Mexico, 2015 (international official selection, American and European touring program, April 2015-March 2016).

-Athens Video Dance Project, Greece, January 2015

- Festival Videodanza Ecuador, screenings in Quito, Guayaquil et Cuenca, November 2014.

-Festival Breaking 8, Italy, November 2014.

-Festival Muestras de Videodanza en Danzalborde, Chili, October 2014. 

-Openscreen Event, Luxembourg, October 2014.

Auburtin, Camille

Cheveux de Vénus

Interpretation : Lauriane Chamming's

Video conception : Réalisation et montage : Camille Auburtin - Images : Camille Auburtin, Jessica Ramdul, Patrice Raynal - Lumières : Eric Grel et Nicolas Sastre - Création Sonore : Benjamin Laurent Aman - Post production : Jean-Christophe Ané - juillet 2014

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