Katerina has created photographs called "Once Upon a Covid-19" in order to visualise the phenomenon of isolation that ended up to be her escape from reality.Through this residency, Katerina will expand the project to a newborn idea: "The Planet C," a silent reality with added surreal elements.
Lydia is currently working on a little project which she is provocatively calling 'Touching Myself'.
"It's reflecting on the fact that living alone in quarantine, Lydia haven't been tactile with anyone else in weeks and yet, thanks to yoga and as a result of excessive hand washing etc, I'm touching myself more than ever! I'm making some Lino prints as well as taking pictures of all the corners of my little flat (my prison and my haven) and hoping to juxtapose these images with words regarding the science of touch. ."
"Rooted in my practice and ongoing blog, ‘ Stills for a game’ ...it offers an opportunity to shift from responding to physical space, to an online space. Pertinent to the situation now, using an online residency to ‘ travel’ or blur boundaries, is a an interesting challenge . Continuing the use of everyday choreographies, movement, gesture, performative texts, as a process for translating, I would like to use images made a few days ago, during lockdown as a starting point . It asks questions, and see that as an interesting way to begin. I would also be interested in incorporating performative texts as a way of exploring imagined spaces, also connecting to a curtailed freedom."
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