BLUE SKIES FOREVER

In 2016 Beyoncé releases her video Hold Up, which seems to show many similarities to the video work Ever is Over All by Pipilotti Rist from 1997. Fascinated by the very different representation of 'the woman' in both video's, buren started working with two figures from Ever is Over All: Dorothy, based on Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz and Officer, a female police officer.

In a dreamy, associative performance buren seeks how to imagine, portray, disembody and connect these figures. With a sense of abstraction and humor they jump into their clothes again and again.
 

By and with: Melissa Mabesoone & Oshin Albrecht (buren)

Third eye: Charlotte Van Den Eynde

Voice coach: Jakob Ampe

Music and sound : Benjamin Dousselaere & Ferre Marnef

Set design: buren & Dominiek Colpaert

Light: Frouke Van Gheluwe & Ezra Veldhuis

With the support of: de Vlaamse Gemeenschap, STUK, Vooruit, De Brakke Grond, wpZimmer, Gouvernement, CC Scharpoord