october. was shot at Tiananmen, Beijing (China) in 2007 and Granada (Spain) in 2009 with mobile phones. The sound was recorded the same way at Granada. It is a first approach within a wider project on historical memory reconstruction.
Video can be watched here: http://vimeo.com/34926603
The intimacies video art was realized in 2008, within Bonenfant’s “extending vocal bodies into audiovisual media” project.
This text articulates the creative process of the intimacies video art, from the visual artist’s point of view.
To read it, click HERE.
intimacies | Video co-directors: Yvon Bonenfant/ Ludivine Allegue. Artistic director: Yvon Bonenfant/Video artist: Ludivine Allegue/Vocal art (music composition and all singing): Yvon Bonenfant, compositional assistant Francis Silkstone/Photography and image capture: Ludivine Allegue/Video editing: Ludivine Allegue/Choreographic process, devising process directed by Yvon Bonenfant/Performers, choreographic & sonic collaborators, inspirers: Robin Dingemans, Delphine Gaborit, Caroline Gill/Produced by Yvon Bonenfant & Ludivine Allegue. Financial support by the British Academy, the University of Winchester. Date of production 2008; format PAL 4:3.
BEACONS SHOW by Yvon Bonenfant ON TOUR
BEACONS SHOW was developped by vocal artist Yvon Bonenfant, in collaboration with David Shearing, following the video Art Beacons (2008) that he previously realized in collaboration with Ludivine Allegue.
To know more about the show, please visit the Beacons Show website.
LEEDS stage@leeds: 27 September 7.30 pm
LONDON Rich Mix: 6 October 7.30 pm
BRISTOL Arnolfini: 7 October 7.30 pm
EASTLEIGH The Point, Eastleigh: 13 October 7.30 pm
EXETER Exeter Phoenix: 18 October 8 pm
FALMOUTH The Performance Centre – University College Falmouth: 21 October 7:30 pm
GLASGOW Arches: 24 October 7.30 pm
intimacies, a video-art/music/choreographic collaboration with vocal artist Yvon Bonenfant, was selected by curator Marina Tsartsara to be exhibited this February at Brighton (UK) within the Pieces to fit platform.
intimacies is unique in the world of video-dance in that it emerges from a place of encounter between extended voice, choreographic process and video art.
With dancers Robin Dingemans (nominated Outstanding Male Performance (Modern) 2009 by UK National Dance Awards) and Delphine Gaborit, and vocalist/movement artist Caroline Gill.