Between the Day and the Night
On November 15, 1948, at the age of 77, the French master Georges Rouault burned 315 of his paintings in a factory furnace. Astonishingly, the event was filmed and footage survived to this day. “Between the Day and the Night” is a non-narrative performance inspired by this found footage. Devoid of dialog, the piece is an audiovisual poem in which the performer is immersed in sounds and images created by his own movements. Interactive apparatuses trigger sound and visual events that give a voice to the old footage and the ashen remains of the canvases.
Created by Greg Kowalski
Movement: Geoffrey Koetsch
Sound design: Dave Seidel and Greg Kowalski
Analog film: Douglas Urbank
Set design and interactive systems by Greg Kowalski
Projection design by Greg Kowalski