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AWARDS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS
- • ΙΚΑΡΟΣ The Fall has obtained a mention at the Festival international of Video Arte FIVAII in Buenos Aires ( November 2012).
Video & Sound / Roland Quelven. Voice / William Seward Burroughs. Footage / Free Prelinger Archives. The cut-up technique is an aleatory literary technique in which a text is cut up and rearranged to create a new text. The concept can be traced to at least the Dadaists of the 1920s, but was popularized in the late 1950s and early 1960s by writer William S. Burroughs, and has since been used in a wide variety of contexts. La Chambre de William Seward B selected for ACTIVA 2014. international sound-videoArt curated by Jaime Rodriguez. http://www.kaosart.org/ACTIVA/2014/ACTIVA-2014.htm
ΙΚΑΡΟΣ The Fall Video & Sound / Roland Quelven Voice / Melancholy Maaret reading the poem Landscape with the Fall of Icarus by William Carlos Williams. The Fall of Icarus is the second act of a Project divided in three acts: Act 1/ Ίκαρος Ἄνεμοι (Winds) - Act 2/The Fall of Icarus – Act 3/The Drowning of Icarus. The Fall of Icarus seen through an encyclopaedic prism of falls by planes, balloons, parachutes... including imagery of Pieter Bruegel and footages from the first flight attempts illustrating the human's obsession « it is possible to fly as a bird » ΙΚΑΡΟΣ The Fall has obtained a mention at the Festival international of Video Arte FIVAII in Buenos Aires ( November 2012).
VIDEO By Roland Quelven BIRD LIST SONG performed by The Michael Nyman Band BIRD LIST by Peter Greenaway from The Falls
"The most all penetrating spirit before which will open the possibility of tilting not tables, but planets, is the spirit of free human inquiry. Believe only in that." Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev. The Book of Elements 55 elements of the periodic table seen through an encyclopaedic prism. 5 Maps composed as sequences of Elements related to the golden ratio and an imagery periodic table. Music: Ode to Peter Greenaway - Tulse Luper in Love - 5x11 - composed by Sandra Chechik Website http://www.windsoftimemusic.com/index.html Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sandra-Chechik-Music/122396714490170 You Tube http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCR6y9W-gPJqoISkyYM4pfpg?feature=watch Ode to Peter Greenaway arranged by Kostas Kakouris Soundcloud http://soundcloud.com/kostas-kakouris Oticons - Film Music Composers Agency - http://www.oticons.com/musicians Video by Roland Quelven 2010-2012 Screenings/ Selection of Videomedeja International Video Festival http://videomedeja.org/ Screening / Novi Sad in Serbia - December 2012 - Category Media Installations http://videomedeja.org/en/roland-quelven Exhibition 3Books - Université de Bretagne Occidentale - Brest April - Mai 2013 http://imago.blog.lemonde.fr/2013/03/18/napolecitta-la-chanson-de-roland/ Selection of Mashrome Film Festival category Experimental. May 2013. http://www.mashrome.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/programma_completo.pdf "Nous isolons de la complexité immense du réel quelques éléments, nous créons le plus souvent, une série en extrayant ces éléments-là de cette immense complexité." Christian Dotremont.