la Biennale di Venezia
Main Visual Sezione Teatro EN (new)


Stefan Kaegi (Rimini Protokoll) (Germany)

Video Walking Venice
A try-out of a project in progress by Stefan Kaegi / Rimini Protokoll (Germany)
80-minute interactive multimedia experience for 14 spectators
(in English)

Friday October 14 > Sunday October 16,  11 am - 7 pm
Reservation required untill Saturday October 15, 7 pm
Tel. +39 041 2728 319
(precise time-schedule will be communicated)

Place: Ca’ Giustinian – Laboratorio delle Arti

If you follow my tracks, can you read my thoughts?
Video Walking Venice could be described as a heterotopic form of cinema or a multi-player-3D videogame for 14 spectators. Each spectator will be given an iPod touch and the audience simultaneously starts to follow step by step, videoframe by videoframe, a story that has been filmed in the very same place by someone else. As the spectators start to follow the movie and move through the space a multiple story unfolds. 14 short movies guide the audience and transform it into both actor and spectator.

14 artists from 8 different countries have created 14 short video-walks using a methodology developed by Rimini Protokoll at the National Theatre of Wales. However, only with the real audience will the operation actually acquire substance, will the prerecorded past turn into present.

Created in a workshop of Stefan Kaegi for the Biennale di Venezia by:
Davide Bevilacqua (IT), Emma Miriam Berentsen (NL), Roberto Cavallini (IT), Maurizio Capisani (IT), Mirko Feliziani (IT), Hortense Gerardo (USA), Claudia Irro (G), Andrea La Bozzetta (IT), Stefan Kaegi (CH), Francesca Leoni (BR), Luigi Marangoni (IT), Daria Pascal Atolini (IT), Zofia Smolaeska (PL) and Myer Toub (ZA).

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