Sambolec, Duba
No. 327
"Listening to the Globe-Beat"
Artist: Sambolec, Duba
Title: Listening to the Globe-Beat
Subtitle: NoHomeVideos©
Duration: 36:26
Year: 2000
Genre: Documentary video / Art video / Performance
Production: Duba Sambolec

 
SYNOPSIS

Video performance documents the procedure of planting. Static camera records a scene in the middle of the space, where there is a pile of dirt with eight flower pots and postcards laying around. The author starts to fill in the pots with dirt, then she takes the postcards, places them in plastic bags and plants them inside the pots. She's adds more dirt, waters the planted postcards and then plugs earphones into dirt and seemingly begins listening. Occasionally she walks around the space and adds the dirt. She then puts down the earphones and walks to the other side of the space to refresh by drinking water, she fixes the planted postcards and starts contemplating. Video ends with the unwrapping of the postcards, which the author one by one shows to the camera and reads the text written on the other side. The entire performance has an ironic hint and a humours effect.


NoHomeVideos© are 14 video performances, first presented at the International Festival of Contemporary Arts – City of Women in Ljubljana (2000), in which the author is dealing with the experience of being manipulated by the agents of power and control. Performances stress the power of individual's will and intelligence in a fight and resistance against pressure and abuse.



 
SERIES
 
OTHER WORKS
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Production: Duba Sambolec, 2001/2002
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Duba Sambolec - Tour de Place (13:00)
Production: Duba Sambolec, 2001
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Production: Duba Sambolec, 2000
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Duba Sambolec - Lights & Pipes (05:24)
Production: Duba Sambolec, 2000
The authors put on the camera and film lights and pipes with one of them filming and the other holding her. The situation is entertaining for both of them, as we hear them laughing. The first one dictates hot the other should hold her in order for her to...
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Duba Sambolec - Airport 2 (31:46)
Production: Duba Sambolec, 2000
Two-channel video perfomance consists of two videos, Airport 1 and Airport 2, which are screened side by side. Video performance captures a modestly furnished space inside which performers move. Shots are static and unedited. One after another or polypho...
 
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