Graduation performance Forever flow of wet long fingers by graduated SNDO - Choreography student Elisabeth Raymond nominated for the AHK Eindwerkprijs 2019

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The graduation performance Forever flow of wet long fingers by Elisabeth Raymond is nominated for the AHK Eindwerkprijs 2019. The preformance is contender in the category bachelor projects. Elisabeths graduation performance has a chance of winning a cash prize of three thousand euros. The winners will be announced on Monday November 25.

Forever flow of wet long fingers 
'A secret connection, invisible strings attaching us, strangers, lovers, only seen sometimes, early early in the crispy morning light - stretching across vast landscapes. We are melting like icebergs, affecting land across latitudes and spanning apparently disconnected geographies.
-Elisabeth Raymond 

Forever flow of wet long fingers was made by Elisabeth Raymond (SNDO - Choreography). It is a choreographic exploration of sound and the shifts and movements in each others bodies that happens when we move our inner waters. Its a multidisciplinary tale combining dance, sound and video, letting them exist in a collective heartbeat. 

From Building an instrument, a diary: 'I have this idea, to build an instrument that can be connected by two people and that the only way to play it is to lean out and through the tension, we play. It comes from an image from my childhood, of us all being connected trough invisible strings. I started to speculate how these strings would sound. (...) The 17th of december, i have an appointment with Yuri to build the electronic instrument. I go to his house and we build it together. (...) After Christmas me and Amber have the first try out of the instrument. It works. It feels completely unbelievable. But it works. 

This instrument became not only a symbol of an umbilical chord but also something bigger, the sound of melting icebergs. The piece is situated at the north pole, we are warmly dressed, the light cold, there is a videoinstallation of melting icebergs and flesh connected to flesh. Its projected upon fabrics with holes in them. The audience sits around. Close to the performers.

We are all in this together now. The room is a body dependent on other bodies, we are collectively changing the resonance of the room as well as changing the resonance of the world.' 

Vote for Forever flow of wet long fingers 
On Monday November 25 the jury will announce the winners during a festive ceremony at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. For more information, please visit Here you can vote for the audience prize.