05-02-2021

Expected! // Ecognosis N 52° 21’ 39.207” E 4° 41’ 49.702" from BetweenTwoHands!

Expected: From 7 to 27 March with a proviso that the theaters may open again
Tickets: Available from the moment we can determine dates

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Ecognosis N 52° 21’ 39.207” E 4° 41’ 49.702"
Foundation BetweenTwoHands

An interactive stop-motion animation installation

Ecognosis, a riddle. Ecognosis is like knowing, but more like letting be known. It is something like coexisting. It is like becoming accustomed to something strange, yet it is also becoming accustomed to strangeness that doesn’t become less strange through acclimation. Ecognosis is like a knowing that knows itself.  

Timothy Morton 
 

The theatrical stop-motion animation installation Ecognosis is inspired by Alan Weisman's book 'The World Without Us'.

In this book Weisman describes how nature takes over the world again as soon as man disappears.

In this theatrical installation stop-motion animations are projected on a 3D paper world by means of video mapping. The stop-motion animations are animated plants, insects and microbes, which depict how our artificial world will collapse as soon as man is no longer there to support it and nature takes over.

On the one hand, we want to make it clear through this work that humans destroy nature by interfering with it, on the other hand, by demonstrating the beauty and intelligence of nature, we want to make people realize that nature is something that must be make every effort to preserve it rather than destroy it.

www.betweentwohands.com

 

Credits
Concept, design and stop-motion animations: Erin Tjin A Ton 
Concept, design and stop-motion animations: Gosia Kaczmarek 
Advice, design and stop-motion animations: Martine Rademakers 
Soundscape: Evelien van den Broek 
Sound engineering and foley: Marcel de Rooij 
Trainee: Sanya Gurung 
Furniture: WoodWorks 
Photography: Moon Saris 
Registration: Jasper de Bruin 
Technical advice: Performance Technology LAB (Gertjan Biasino, Keez Duyves en Jason Malone) 

Ecognosis was established with the support of:
Stichting Stokroos 
Stimuleringsfonds Creatieve Industrie 
Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds 
Tijl Fonds, Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds 
Performance Technology LAB 

 

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