Author Archives: Frans

Pictura 1992

Performance preparation

Reading a statement,
accompanied by, and pushed away by,
a musical composition
based on the same rhythmic structure.

with Casper van Nugteren (musical score and bassoon)
and Cees Brunt (electric guitar).

Pictura, Dordrecht, NL
SD-video with sound,
06:38 min.


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The camera moves along four paths at a junction in the forest near Hautefort, France.
At the same time, through a phone call Adrian describes what they observe
as they make an equal movement at the intersection of two roads in Chicago
during the morning rush hour.
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Someplace else

Someplace Else is a durational walk for two performers in two very different places. Adrian Wood and Frans Van Lent take a walk in their respective cities – Chicago, IL and Rotterdam, the Netherlands – taking turns calling one another to report their surroundings. While one reports what they/he sees, hears and smells from standing still in their location, the other walks and listens. They trade off, creating a rhythm of phone calls that punctuate the durational 90 minute sound walk performance.
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