The Halifax Conference (excerpt 5–9 July 2017, steps 720–723)

Concept, Script, Stage design, Video, Sound

Installation in Graduation Show Gerrit Rietveld Academie 2017

A room with two doors and two large windows is prepared: there are door-closers, silicon layered flooring, dropped ceiling, temperature controllers, light switches, a hanging screen. A voice narrates a scene in the future tense, step by step. As space becomes charged with history and expectation, occupants of the room witness and perform what is not experienced.

Script excerpt:

The room tone will change, the light temperature will adjust

Your attention will refocus on the moment

The East door will open

three men and one woman will enter the room;

a man, another man, a third man, and a woman

They will appear as a group, although they hardly know each other