ABYSS
DANCE & MUSIC VIDEO
BY LIEVEN DOUSSELAERE & LOUISE BADUEL

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BETWEEN THE OCEAN DEPTHS AND BLACK HOLES IN THE UNIVERSE, ABYSS EVOKE THIS ATTRACTION TO THE UNKNOWN AND THESE INFINITE SPACES BOTH DAUNTING AND PROMISING INCREDIBLE DISCOVERIES. WHETHER ARTISTIC OR SCIENTIFIC, RESEARCH IS PRIMARILY A SET OF ASSUMPTIONS, EXPLORING THE WORLD OF POSSIBILITIES, IN ORDER TO PRODUCE NEW KNOWLEDGE. ABYSS TRIES TO REPRESENT A FLOATING SENSATION, DISORDER AND CONFUSION THAT GIVES THE INVESTIGATION OF AN UNKNOWN LAND.

PRIZES // ABYSS RECEIVED A FIRST PRIZE IN CAPTURADANZA COMPETITION (MADRID), A SPECIAL MENTION AT THE T-JUNCTION AWARD (NÜRNBERG).

SCREENED // AT PACT ZOLLVEREIN (ESSEN), WITH DANÇA EM FOCO, INTERNACIONAL FESTIVAL VÍDEO & DANÇA (RIO DE JANEIRO ), THE FESTIVAL VIDEODANZABA (BUENOS AIRES), FILM FESTIVAL OF THE SAN DIEGO / TIJUANA, LA MAISON DE LA CREATION (BRUSSELS), THE ISTANBUL FILM FESTIVAL (TURKEY) AND DANSCAMDANSE (GENT).

CREDITS // CONCEPT: LOUISE BADUEL, LIEVEN DOUSSELAERE. INTERPRETATION: LOUISE BADUEL. ORIGINAL MUSIC & SOUND: LIEVEN DOUSSELAERE. LIGHT DESIGN: ARNAUD VAN ACKER. WITH THE SUPPORT OF LA MAISON DE LA CRÉATION.