Installation in the making
We are making another rabbitstomach-y installation for our exhibition tomorrow at Zeitzone Gallery Berlin with Eva Garland and her little helper. And this is The Artist as an Airplane :)))) https://www.facebook.com/appetiteproject/videos/1620334591363466/
Appetite Exhibition opening night photos
On May the 3rd our exhibition opened with a bang at the Porcelaingres space in Berlin. There were three great performances, in the atmosphere created by Yagama’s rabbit and cannibalistic paintings and photos, research elements towards the film, illustrations and the stomach installation.
First, inside the tentacled visceral world of the Rabbit’s innards created by Yagama and Eva Gardner, there was an improvisational performance with the film’s actors. The costumes were by Odile Hautemulle, props by Michi Ukawa, with Dieter Rita Scholl, Lynn Femme, Ada Kowalewski, Tomer Dotan and Stephen Patrick Hannah, art direction and direction by Yagama.
The next performance by Grapeshade took place in another room of this beautiful space. The group plays with violin, bass and dance in and innovative and improvisational way. The members of the band present were Klaus Janeke, Ingo Reulecke, and the violin player in our film, Biliana Voutchkova.
The party ended on an idm note with our sound artist Viktor Marinov playing a dj set with his own music as Vataff Project.
It was a wonderful beginning to our project and we hope to raise some funds as well as the show goes on.
All art is available as prints of various sizes. The exhibition continues until June, so if you are in Berlin, be sure to check it out! Yagama will be announcing guided tours of the exhibition explaining the project for those who couldn’t come to the opening.T he information will appear here and www.facebook.com/appetiteproject here.
photos by Dean Zagorchinov and Yagama
Appetite Exhibition: Making of!
Preparations for the Appetite exhibitions went on for some time, it was a huge endeavor and we are very happy with the results. For weeks Yagama, Eva Gardner, and Michi Ukawa were working on the intestines for the rabbit’s stomach and the props for the dinner table, and Odile Hautemule was preparing the costumes, while our DoP Dian Zagorchinov was helping with driving us all around. We started moving into the exhibition space on Monday and we finished on Friday, a few hours before the exhibition. We also have say thanks to Peter Gund for the table ;). Here are some photos from the making of the exhibition. The opening night photos from the performances are coming soon, stay tuned…
Appetite Exhibition Invite
The first Appetite exhibition is coming up and there will be an exciting opening event featuring performances by artists in the project. APPETITE exhibition OPENING on May 3rd 2012, starting at 19.00 at Porcelaingres, Mehringdamm 55 / Sarotti Höfe, 10961 Berlin
with performances by artists taking part in the film:
– “Appetite” improvisational performance with the cast of the film: Ada Kowalewski, Dita Scholl, Lynn Femme, Stephen Patrick Hannah, Tomer Dotan in the roles of the Journalist, the Queen, the Servant, the General and the Banker, respectively. Set by Michi Ukawa and Eva Garland, costumes by Odile Hautemulle,
– Grapeshade – improvisational music and dance performance group with the film’s violinist Biliana Voutchkova, Katharina Meves (dance), Ingo Reulecke (dance), Klaus Janek (double bass and electronics)
– Vataff Project – deep ambient set – music by our sound designer Viktor Marinov.
This is a fundraising exhibition towards to production of the actual film.
The show is on May 3rd -June 7th 2013
And here is the lovely flyer by Nad Graphics.
APPETITE Exhibition dates confirmed!
The APPETITE project consists of more than a film – it is a world created by means of painting, animation, performance, and music, to name just a few. We are currently preparing the first APPETITE EXHIBITION, featuring work by the Appetite crew’s artists and musicians, and conceptualized by Yagama. We have been graciously invited to present our show at the Porcelaingres showroom , a beautiful exhibition space in the heart of Berlin’s Kreuzberg. The opening is on May 3rd 2013 and will feature performances and surprises by the Appetite project’s artists.
The show will be on May 3rd-June 7th.
Stay tuned for more details!
Victor Marinov and Shackleton join our sound crew
We are proud to announce that our team has been joined by more talented artists. Victor Marinov, also known as Vataff Project and VictorsMob, will be the author of the original sound score of the “Appetite” film! More info about this prolific electronic musician – one of Bulgaria’s finest – coming soon in the Music section.
Another piece of good news in the sound department: the star of underground psychedelic dubstep Shackleton has offered us the use of his majestically dark music to incorporate into the sound design!
A well deserved award for Radostina Neykova!
Our animation director Radostina Neykova was just awarded the Director’s Debut Prize for Animation 2012 by the Bulgarian National Film Academy for her film “Trip.” Recently, the film also won The Best Animation Movie Award at SEE – Paris South East European Film Festival 2012. Big up for Radostina and many more successes in the future! 🙂
The super-talented animator Radostina Neykova from Bulgaria has joined us. We are very excited! She has already directed and created her own cut-out animation film, called “Trip” (2011), which is just about to be presented at the festival circuit. We wish her good luck with her film!
More info about Radostina coming up soon in the crew section of the blog…