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(filmloop 7’ / Single Channel / HD / 2015)
Poetry written and performed by: Coen Cornelis
Sounddesign: "Druis" by Mark IJzerman
Music: Pax & Pry, The Strangest Freaks and Kim Janssen

filmloop exhibited at:
“Dromen in Beton”  / Centraal Museum 
15+ international filmfestival selections
For 5 years, I lived in Kanaleneiland, Utrecht. Considered Utrecht's most 'problematic' neighborhood, its middle chunk consisting of eight apartment buildings was awaiting demolition and was subsequently turned into temporary student/artist housing  that ran from 2010 until late 2015.  A kind of short-term gentrification, effectively creating a bubble that only skirted the neighbourhood that it was in, fittingly called Eiland8.

I SPY I SPY is a visual journey through this bubble with it’s sounds, music and images resulting in a mosaic of memories of its now former residents.

The music, sounddesign, poetry and scenes were all sourced from people who lived there. 

I SPY I SPY was part of the “Dromen In Beton” exhibition of Centraal Museum in Utrecht, and was also exhibited at Central Station Utrecht at it’s opening.


More links:
Michiel Bel on I SPY I SPY -
Druis by Mark IJzerman -
Eiland 8 verlaat Kanaleneiland om plaats te maken voor “Your Urban Space” -  LINK

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