Purple Television

[July 28 2020] : Television

PURPLE PRESENTS: EXCLUSIVE RELEASE OF PATTI SMITH AND SOUNDWALK COLLECTIVE’S NEW MUSIC VIDEO

An extract of “Tryptique” – Oneness, 2020
Colour and black & white 4K video with sound
Six hours mixed randomly with a software of algorithms
Commissioned by the city of Geneva

For the past ten years, Cecilia Bengolea has collaborated with dancers and deejays in Jamaica and Japan, such as Equinoxx, Craig Black Eagle, PrettyPrettyStickyWhine, Bombom. Oneness is a six hour archive randomly mixed using a software algorithm. Her Tryptique installation is a multifaceted work, in which she shares the practise of global dancehall, while juxtaposing images of a choreography created with the Jamaican national synchronised swimming team. Tryptique combines 15-metre wide panoramic views, weather conditions, wildlife, land and water, with footage created in collaboration with... Read More

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