Being unfamiliar with the Alps, being raised 1650 meters below Safiental, my first focus of my research during the Alps Art Academy was on understanding and experiencing the mountainous landscape and its context. Focussing on the (un)conscious effects of the geographical environment, walking and framing became my critical tool for experimentation with the mountainous landscape. With these psychogeographic experiments and intuitive impressions I explored the balance between the physicality as well as the beyond human proportion of the mountains.
This resulted in video’s, photo’s, drawings and mixed media. A selection of this was presented at Berghotel Alpenblick, Tenna – GPS: 46.746727, 9.339001 on Saturday Oct 3, 2020 during Art Biennale ART SAFIENTAL.
Alps Art Academy presentation Edition 2020 ANALOG – DIGITAL (PARCOURS 3.10.20 -pdf).
(Photo’s of presentation in slide by Ann-Katrin Spiess)