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Birdsong

Anouk De Clercq

video, BE, color & b/w, 2023, 16’45”

Two birds in a weightless world. They summon the sun with a song until an eclipse brings out the stars. Birdsong is an attempt to see the beginning in the end, a meditation on a world without us, a postlapsarian paradise, a kind of love at last sight.

Music Vessel
Video Anouk De Clercq
Animation Thomas De Brabanter
Typography Michaël Bussaer
Produced by Auguste Orts
Supported by Concertgebouw Brugge, De Singel & Het Collectief

Birdsong has been on display at the following locations:

Festival Tous Courts Aix-en-Provence, (FR) Nov 30–Dec 1 2023 Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art Nagoya, (JP) Thursday, Nov 23 2023 National Museum of Modern Art Kyoto, (JP) Friday, Nov 17 2023 Image Forum Tokyo, (JP) Thursday, Nov 16 2023 Videomedeja Novi Sad, (RS) Oct 12–Oct 14 2023 International Experimental Film Festival BIEFF Bucharest, (RO) Thursday, Sep 28 2023 InTheCloset Vilnius, (LT) Jun 23–Jul 23 2023 SoundImageCulture Brussels, (BE) Thursday, Jun 22 2023