SEED 2020

SEED is a video and sound art exhibition. seed materials are based on ADAMA project by shahar, a ceremonial performance art of self-burial. since 2018 ADAMA took place in 10 places around the world, in and outdoors at urban and rural settings. SEED will be a multiscreen installation of video and sound documentations of ADAMA ceremonies. SEED sound art includes recordings from the actual performances and edited materials. SEED creates a space of wonder and contemplation. a glimpse into human psycho-physical states, a nonverbal storytelling of longing, vulnerability, exposure, devotion and quest for reconnecting the bridges between man and earth, and spirit and mater.

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Shahar Dor is a multidisciplinary performance artist, teacher, and the director.
Internationally renowned, with over 30 years of experience, exploring the art of performance and multidisciplinary art, with a strong connection to the visual arts. His works can be described as 'live art ceremonies' that appear in the meeting point of the intimate and the epic. The starting point of his projects lies in exploring a material that creates an environment in which the body acts. This makes his work appreciated as both a performative form and a visual one.
Shahar's work led him to create, collaborate and lead numerous artistic projects throughout the world. As a pedagogue and entrepreneur, he founded and directed 'ARTNESS' Art House, Shahar Dor Ensemble, the 'Solo Festival' and TUNE – traveling school of unspoken knowledge, The Performers Labs, Punto Zero Project, and Somatic Art Formation.

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