Which came first, dance or cinema? One would reasonably say: dance! And that’s the right answer if you think about the first forms of expression were born with the prehistoric communities and later on in Ancient Greece, during the Medieval Age, Renaissance until today. Moving bodies had very different meanings: on one hand it could’ve been a manifestation of power, while on the other side it might … Continue reading Everything is moving – From Potsdam’s Filmmuseum to Babelsberg exploring dance, art and cinema
Nicola Campanelli is an Italian dancer for the company Connecting Fingers based in Berlin. After leaving his hometown, Naples, he started to teach pilates in his gym in Görlitzer Strasse. His dream, though, was dancing and he got it pretty soon in the city of contemporary dance par excellence. It is here that he started to collaborate with international choreographers and directors, performing different plays … Continue reading Nicola Campanelli for Connecting Fingers: “I left my job to dance in Berlin. Now I collaborate with choreographers from all over the world”
Whenever you want to take a trip or escape somewhere out of reach, you can count on Virtual Reality. As Daniel Sproll has been doing since 2015 as CXO and cofounder of the startup Realities.io: they built up VR experiences, where you can finally arrive at your desired destination. Be it the top of a mountain, an ancient monument closed to the public or the stilts … Continue reading VR games, mind travelling and Stasi’s interrogation: Daniel Sproll and Florian Conrad tell us about their projects in Berlin
When you enter the “Old Food” exhibition by Ed Atkins, in Martin Gropius Bau, you could feel a little anxious. A gigantic baby, a foppish boy and a drowned man weeping stare at you so intensely that you cannot ignore them. Just take your eyes off those videos – or at least, you can try. But it won’t work. They continue to snob, drool and … Continue reading The ‘Old Food’ of Ed Atkins is something disturbing, and you’re part of it
The first thing you need to know about Virtual Reality (VR) is that it has nothing to do with 360 video. As the movie “Avatar” taught us some years ago, the latter pushes you into a three-dimensional world, where you feel like you’re part of the scene but you’re still stuck into a kind of “bubble” you’re not able to cross. On the other hand, … Continue reading Virtual Reality is the future of video making, and that’s ok. But what’s next?