Everyone knows Andy Warhol and his famous 15 minutes of fame, but are you familiar with Eun Me Ahn and her 1’59? With this project, the iconic South Korean choreographer offers 30-40 amateurs, from all ages and backgrounds, from all over the world to create their own video work and shine online for 1 minute and 59 seconds.
You will receive free online workshops of various artistic practices and will be expected to create a video of some kind. The content of your video can be as wild and varied as you are, as long as it is suitable for your typical video platforms (no extreme nudity, violence or sexual content). We will also organise some online meetings to get to know one another a bit better.
1’59, is the average attention span before zapping on an Internet video platform. Short when you have a lot to say, but enough to express deep feelings and share a pressing issue. 30-40 directors, choreographers or authors. 30-40 pieces, 1 minute 59 seconds each!
The result is a surprise that acts as a magnifying glass: through a variety of themes (family, age, love, profession, gender issues, racism, …) we see a microcosm of a fantastic reflection of society and the problems and joys that make it move.
The videos will be available online and will be projected at an event in Seoul, South Korea at the end of July.
Be between 16 and 122 years old
Be an amateur performer (or a total beginner!)
Be ready to invest both seriously and crazily
Speak English more or less fluently
Have a stable internet connection
Please know that if you have participated in 1’59 before, you are not eligible to create work, but you may be in another participant’s video.
Sign up now by clicking HERE
Application deadline : May 29th, 2020
Notification of participation : June 2nd, 2020
Duration of project : through July 25th, 2020