Between Solitaire and a Basketball Game, Tom Engels

Dramaturgical Strategies in the Work of Antonia Baehr 

Interview between Tom Engels and Antonia Baehr on her film "For Ida" and her choreographic piece "For Faces", published in Bastard or Playmate? Adapting Theatre, Mutating Media and Contemporary Performing Arts.

 

Robrecht Vanderbeeken, Christel Stalpaert, David Depestel, Boris Debackere (eds.)

Bastard or Playmate? Adapting Theatre, Mutating Media and Contemporary Performing Arts

Amsterdam University Press, 2012

ISBN 978 90 8964 258 5

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For Ida, A Self-Portrait

"For Ida is a choreographic self-portrait shot with the home technology of the videophone (Skype) and a laptop’s internal camera. As a “performance for the camera”, the film’s articulation unfolds by sole means of choreographic language, as a game of solitaire without words, without added time effects or manipulation—which means there aren’t any cuts either."

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