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100 meters (2017-2018)
 
 
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NORWAY: Where do you prefer to walk? Why do you like to go on that particular trail? Some walk because they have to, while others walk because they want to.

Several hundred young participants were invited to participate in the art project 100 METERS (2017-2018). They were given the task of filming themselves while walking the best short distance they knew and explaining why they preferred that specific trail. Apr. 100 metres. Hence the title. The artistic intention with the project was to develop the area between public participation, participatory methodologies and how to process different kinds of documentary material.

1. Videos made by participants
In the period of November 2017 until May 2018, 18 schools, 30 groups and 400 students participated in the project by making a video with their mobile phone. The videos showed the participants when they walked their best 100 meters while they filmed themselves and explaining why. "Best" in this project was a short stretch that the participants had strong feelings for. Whether it was from their home to the rabbit cage or over the hillside to their horses. Participants were given the opportunity to say something about themselves, and about walking. It gave us (others) an insight into how they think and orient themselves in the world. Thus, pieces of a Norwegian reality became visible. Topics like walking, borders, migration, identity was discussed in several two-hour video workshops. The videos were collected and published online in an archive (www.100metervideo.no).

2. Photographic portraits of 12 participants in 12 different venues
Each school were asked to pick one student who represented the local area. One student (in some cases two and three) in 12 different places were portrayed. 4 girls and 11 boys. In a forest in Leksdal, Verdal, at a pedestrian crossing in Grong, on an artificial football turf in Stjørdal and other venues in Kolvereid, Lierne, Namsos, Namsskogan, Flatanger, Steinkjer, Inderøy, Leksvik and Levanger. Such photographic work provides the opportunity for a crucial and contact-creating meeting between artist and participants. A contact which is otherwise difficult to create with large groups of participants and short meetings. It also allowed the artist to collect a material within a system, compared to arbitrary selection of location and photographic objects.

3. Documentary material
The results of the 100 METERS project were gathered in an exhibition, to show methods, elements, systems, opportunities, questions, confirmations, new material and new knowledge. It was gathered to give something back to the participants and to develop the core of the artistic practice. In the exhibition participation was presented in the form of digital videos, handwritten texts on paper and a video index. Other documentary material were in the form of colour photographs on paper, a text describing what happened during the workshops, objects (selfie sticks), a model made of paper depicting the participants wallking with selfie sticks and a book with photographies of the process and a text about the artistic work. A continuous theme in the work has been movement. Both through drawing and gestures in painting, rhythm in black-and-white photographies, and a consciously developed thought pattern about how the artist move around a photographic object in the three-dimensional composition. In the 100 METERS project movement was a central theme on many levels. It linked the different elements in the artistic practice.

 


 
EXHIBITION 100 METERS   ONLINE VIDEO ARCHIVE
Exhibition period June 14 th - August 4 th 2018   Homepage: www.100metervideo.no
Venue: Kunstmuseet Nord-Trøndelag, Namsos (NO)  

 

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Book "100 meters" (Opens in new window)
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Feature and details: Size 33 x 28 cm, 56 Pages. 1 text and 32 documentary photographies. Color photography. Uncoated paper 100#. ISBN Hardcover, Glossy Dust Jacket: 9781388394752. Brynhild Bye-Tiller. Preview/Order: www.blurb.com/b/8762288-100-meter
US $116.39

 

Partners:
Main partner: Lisbeth Lein, the head of the Culture departement in Namdalseid municipality. Others: Kunstmuseet Nord-Trøndelag, local schools, teachers, municipalities, the County council, NTBUR and Den kulturelle skolesekken Nord-Trøndelag.

 

 

26 art works: 1 video work (70 min with video-selfportraits from children and adolescents who film themselves while telling about a short stretch they have strong feelings for), 18 photo works including 12 small-format color portraits and 1 documentary series, 1 book, 1 text-based work, 124 sheets of paper, 1 paper model, 1 photographic sculpture and 15 selfie sticks.

 

Documents:

Exhibition list front 2018 (NO)

Exhibition list back 2018 (NO)

Invitation exhibition 14.06.2018 (NO)

Invitation participation video 2017/2018 (NO)

Information to parents 2017 (NO)

Consent form 2017 (NO)

 
 

 

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RADIO Trøndelag
Juli 2018
  Dag og tid 30.06.2018   Namdalsavisa 13.06.2018   Namdalsavisa 11.06.2018   Trønder-Avisa 21.11.2017
             
Namdalsavisa 28.10.2017