Approximation II

Approximation II

A new version of Approximation was presented in ‘Performance, Objects, Bodies’ exhibition at Quartair, 2017. The installation invites the audience to play a haptic game with the hands on each other’s faces. Separate by a wall, participants communicate via their hands over each other.

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Performance, Objects, Bodies 2017

Performance, Objects, Bodies 2017

Performance, Objects, Bodies is curated by Matteo Marangoni (iii), in collaboration with Quartair and TETEM. The show was presented in The Hague from September to October, 2017 and is now at TETEM, in Enschede, from November 2017 to 28th January 2018. Ludmila Rodrigues exhibited Flexor and Approximation, in new versions. Due to its site specificity, Flexor, is…

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The Deepest Sense

The Deepest Sense

A Symposium on Tactility in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam: On Tactility in the Arts and Sciences from the Early Modern Period to the Present Day. Organized by ACCESS, Meertens Instituut, Huizinga Instituut and Rijksmuseum, June 26th and 27th 2014. Keynote speakers: Constance Classen, David Howes, Garmt Dijksterhuis and Monika Wagner. Approximation, performance by Ludmila and Roel…

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TodaysArt 2013

TodaysArt 2013

Approximation was shown at TodaysArt festival, in The Hague (4th floor of the former building of the ministries of Internal Affairs and Justice). The 20 story office building was explored by hundreds of people during the festival. Navigating between the empty spaces and a number of installations scattered in a few rooms, eventually they found this installation…

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Approximation

Touch is a reciprocal sense. Differently from the other senses, touching is always mutual: one touches and is touched. In this work the audience is transformed from ‘observers’ to ‘actors’. Participants sit in front of each other, their hands are connected to an elastic net that constrains their action into a small range of movement,…

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