MERGE

- An interactive, multimedia collaboration project MERGE is created by Rotterdam based Japanese choreographer Sato Endo & visual-video animation performance artist Nicola Unger. MERGE - Collaboration Project with choreographer Sato Endo & visual artist Nicola Unger As one of the collaborators to 2 main creators Sato Endo & Nicola Unger, a Japanese dancer Kenzo Kusuda has also been a part of MERGE Project since 2014-, an interactive multimedia collaboration project with Rotterdam based Japanese choreographer Sato Endo & video animation artist Nicola Unger. For this special opening performance at Camera Japan Festival 2015 in Rottedam, a Japanese dancer Kenzo Kusuda is on stage with Sato Endo. - MERGE is an ongoing inspiring project. With its organic structure, interactive bodily movement of a live performers and lively manipulated graphical animation images, all of which merge into one unity with magical chemistry; enabling each MERGE performance to give both solid foundation and distinctive signature, at the same time generating very fresh and intuitive adaptations to each different venues and situations. MERGE has been presented in various versions at different venues and festivals, such as; At the open-air, outdoor location on the River Schie / Delfshaven area in Rotterdam, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, Camera Japan Festival in Rotterdam, Stadsschouwburg Rotterdam, Cinedans Festival in Amsterdam, etc. ** For this special opening performance edition at Camera Japan Festival 2015 in Rottedam, a Japanese dancer Kenzo Kusuda is performing live on stage with his own shadows and striking visual tapestries and theatrical forms and structures created and animated by both makers Nicola Unger & Sato Endo. - * Production / Judith Schoneveld / ZEEBELT * Special thanks to: Patrick Boel, Christel Schanzenbach, Eline Tan, Angelina Deck, CAMERA JAPAN FESTIVAL, Rotterdam.


MERGE 2014 from sato endo * Please watch directly on Vimeo, by clicking above screen.

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