Johanna Billing – Magical World [Video Venue]
October 23 at 17:30
Regionteater Väst Uddevalla
In collaboration with the theater Dotten (Daughter) VideoVenue will presented Magical World by the video artist Johanna Billing. Magical World were displayed in the foyer of Regionteater Väst/ Uddevalla. The project is part iVideoVenue is a video lounge which is curated by Cecilia Suhaid Gustafsson and Sarah Schmidt (GoldDigger Productions).
Video lounge is a traveling video art project in collaboration with existing venues in Västra Götaland region. The video works are shown before and after the show in the venues foyer. The videos are an extension of the ongoing performance and inspired by the performance theme.
Johanna Billing lives and works in Stockholm. Billing works mainly with video but also produces performance and music on the record label Make it happen. Several of Billings video works have been shown at international festivals and Art Galleries, among other PS.1, New York, Mercer Union, Toronto, and Documenta 12, Kassel. The video Magical World follows a group of school children who sings and plays the song Magical World. The camera filming out in the area around the school and we hear their song on the distance to return into the music room. The concentration is reflected in the faces of the children and the camera does not seem to disturb the focus.
Supported by Västra Götalandsregionen