“It’s what they don’t say” a choreography video trailer.

I am performing in a choreographed piece by Marina Smoulevits at the Ultimate dART Dartington Ma show. “It’s what they don’t say,” utilizes two human sized piles of clothes to explore, through movement, the complexities and banalities of a relationship between two individuals.

Marina writes,

A duet performance.

A man A woman
A mountain A struggle
A dance A smile A skirt Around
A life Two lives
A mirror A sound
A route Two routes
Side by side, Hand in hand, Shoulder to shoulder

A shirt A jacket A coat
A burden A worry A drop
A loss A gain A game
Your jacket my shirt

Becoming fully aware of


A woman A man

It’s whAt they don’t sAy

I am very excited about this piece. We have been rehearsing rather regularly for about six months now. It’s given me the time and space to think about the role of improvisation, structure and movement and how these aspects relate to painting. Movement and performance have been the unexpected yet fertile areas of study this year at Dartington, especially in considering it in social/environmental contexts.

Ultimate dART. Dartington MA SHOW 2010. My video.

A bunch of the MA students are making short videos to advertise the upcoming MA show at Dartington College of Arts this July 20-22nd.

I took a time lapse video of the beginnings of a painting at 30 second intervals. I believe there are 24 frames per second, translating to roughly 12 minutes represented by every second. 5 Seconds an hour? I used the ambient noises recorded in the studio to construct the background track (except for the piano at the end).

I will be exhibiting this painting, along with many others. I’m also planning to put some of my original music behind the paintings. It could be quite cool.

Dwelling | Preview of the Results

Constance Merriman and I collaborated on this photo experiment which we exhibited in the Landscape Thinks Itself In Us show in January 2010.  It will be showing at the Exchange in a more intimate format from February 5th until April 17th. The exact same video file is posted below to Vimeo. I heard they have better quality video.

Untitled from Noel HEFELE on Vimeo.