Collage d’Ombre (FR/ES/DE)
Shadow collage is an audiovisual performance completely generated in real time, developed by Aude
François, video artist, Servando Barreiro musician and programmer and Christian Sonntag,
On a glass surface, covered with semi transparent paper, a webcam captures the video feedback, of
series of illustrations manipulated, animated and synchronized to the sounds of the accordion (via a
pure data patch). !e instrument passes into audio "lters, transforming the textures, combined with
various atmospheres of "eld recording.
!is performance transports the viewer in a visual game, a #oating narration where "gures, forms
and textures experience an aesthetic metamorphosis.!e piece articulates a corpus of di$erent
illustrations extracted from children's books, recomposed as animated patterns and forms.
During 30 minutes the trio composes a video and sound performance generated in real time,
combining acoustic and experimental atmosphere, searching to blur the reality of those pieces of
paper strapped out of a book.
!e interaction between the moving images and the sounds is processed via a synaesthesia, analysing
the in#uence of the music on a real time feedback live video content.
!e illustrations turn into shadows articulated in a #oating story, abstracted from its original
context, transforming the prints into moving images and patterns, leaving the manipulation process
visible to the viewer.
live audio visual performance, programmed on pure data
video aude francois
sound and programming servando barreiro
accordion christian sonntag
Aude Francois is a french video artist living in berlin, working with performance, sound and photography. Her works develop dreamy and intimate universes, exploring various forms of interplay between body, images in motion, deconstructive narrations and self-mythology. Collaborating with various artist she develops audio-visual real time performances where she manipulates time and images in evolving structures.