THERESE IN BITS

2 channel filmic installation & performance

Switzerland Burkina Faso France

30 min.

2019

Christine Schmocker, Lydia Lake, Xumo Nunjo and Fabian Gutscher are THERESE ENSEMBLE. They perform a filmic concert about a time-traveller colonist. Project financed by Avina Stiftung, Artisan Films and Gambidi Cultural Centre. Shot in Burkina Faso and Switzerland. 1 or 2 channel projection, 30 min.

3/3 The Raft Trilogy

Therese, the only woman aboard the raft of Medusa, did not die at sea. An old reliquary proves her arrival to African shores and her legacy as a mythological figure with the task to tell us about the nature of water and the future of human touch.

An interdisciplinaty projet that is a:

FILMIC INSTALLATION (a double screen projection + narrative objects)
FILMIC CONCERT (a projection + live sound track by the Therese Ensemble)

With Christine Schmocker, Soma Mamadou, Youbi Obana, Jacqueline Kayaba.
Camera by Jimmy Gimferrer.
Music by Akillignouma, Fabian Gutscher and Xumo Nunjo.
Produced by Artisan Films GMbH, Avina Stiftung & Kunstruktur Verein.
In french with English subtitles. 26 min.

A FILMIC DIARY ABOUT THE RESEARCH OF THE MISSING CHARACTER OF THERESE (a book)

‘ If you could choose, which one would you become? Wind, Fire, Water or Earth? ’