Ananda Serné

 

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A CATERPILLAR IS CURLED IN A GREEN RING 

4K video, sound

in progress

 



 

A caterpillar is curled in a green ring touches upon the ways in which insects navigate man-made environments, and subsequently, how our own senses and behaviour are affected by these constructions. For this project, I am gathering auditory and visual impressions of insects that live in metropolitan areas. The repetition and rhythm of insects’ sounds can be perceived as machine-like. I will try to mimic these sounds so that environmental sounds blend with artificial ones and balance on the brinks of the natural and the man-made. I will also focus on the description of animal vocalisations in language/literature, for example in the form of onomatopoeic renditions. 



This project is possible thanks to the Mondriaan Fonds.