BEING THERE
 

NEW YORK 

PRAGUE 

DIRECTOR: MARCIA GROSTEIN

Backyard 
 

BACKYARD, 2008-2012 

DIRECTED/CONCEIVED BY MARCIA GROSTEIN,

MUSIC: GREG ARNOLD

 

VIDEO/SURROUND SOUND. 

COLOR HIGH-DEFINITION, REAR PROJECTION PREFERABLE.

SEVEN-CHANNEL, SEVEN SCREENS, 7MIN OF 16.57MN (LOOP WITH VARIATIONS EVERY 2.5MIN). ROOM DIMENSION VARIABLE

CONCEIVED AS A WAR ON THE SENSES, “BACKYARD” IS MEANT TO INUNDATE AND OVERWHELM VIEWERS BOTH VISUALLY AND SONICALLY, MAKING THEM FEEL TRAPPED.THE PURPOSE OF THIS INSTALLATION IS TO HIGHLIGHT THE CONTRAST BETWEEN THE DARKNESS OF OUR TIME AND THE ENDLESS GLARE OF ARTIFICIAL LIGHT. 

 

COLLABORATIONS: 

EDITING: PAUL IRVING/MARCIA GROSTEIN 

CAMERA: JOHN BUDDE 

 

TEXT REVISED BY GAL NACHSHON

KARASELE​

HOMAGE TO FRANCIS BACON. 

DIRECTED BY MARCIA GROSTEIN 

COLLABORATION WITH PAUL IRVING 

PERFORMERS: LUISA MOREIRA DE SOUZA, ZBIGNIEW LIBERA, LARA YOUNG

MOMENTO​
 

DIRECTED BY MARCIA GROSTEIN 

MUSIC BY GREG ARNOLD