video and sound loops produced for liquefied I performance.
We have been asked why a traditional painter would do a residency at KHaL!SHRINE (a lens based and media art hub).
Romuald Dikoume, a Douala based painter spent seven weeks at KHaL!SHRINE and collaborated with permanent residents. The result was a multidisciplinary performance Liquefied.
His paintings were unfrozen and it's layers animated to serve as part of VJ' loops for a performance.
During this period participants brought their stories and experiences to the table and this appears to be a glimpse into the animated version of mendong boy, defragmentation and jezebel as used in Liquefied I.
stop frame animation & photography: Em'kal Eyongakpa
based on paintings by Romuald Dikoume
field recordings: Em'kal Eyongakpa
additional music and engineering: JaHel MineliH
sound design: Em'kal Eyongakpa
"Painted textures are liquefied or digitally [un]frozen to...
reveal labyrinths where words embrace floating nests on a rich sonic backdrop of soundscapes & electro-acoustic music in a multi-screen set up.
The set is liquefied to give the audience varied viewing perspectives on real-time.
These audiovisual poets do not only seek a dialogue between their respective media or attempt to blur lines, but ultimately seek to create a liquid or a molten state through an abstract narrative, which exorcises every media fragment as a whole."