Tunnelvision

Date:  

November 18th 2006 (11:00-1400) 

Location: 

The Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel, Kasukabe, Saitama, JP 

Members:

Participants: 

Executive General Producer: Monique van Kerkhof

Executive Technical Producer: Toshihiro Yatsumonji

Stage Technical Manager: Masayuki Matsumura

Assistant Stage Manager: Ayaka Takura, Nie Oudendijk

Administrator: Junichi Matsumoto

Coordinators: Ryouji Shimada, Suzi Suzuki, Koki Harada 

           Translators: Hidemi Izumaida, Ryouji Shimada, Ryoko Motai,

           Kazako Shimegi (lyrics) and Fumie Matsumoto 

Performers: Choreographer: Monique van Kerkhof 

Dancers: Eri Matsuzaki, Atsuko Hirota, Taiju Matsumoto, Takuji Ito,

Bo Oudendijk, Monique van Kerkhof, Yurika Seta and Milou Nuyens

Young Dancers: Zowi Oudendijk, Kazuki Kobayashi, Yuki Kobayashi, Genki Kobayashi,

Hiroki Yokokawa, Momoko Fukuda, and Nie Oudendijk

Noh Player: Naohiko Umewaka 

Saxophone: Nie Oudendijk

Clarinet: Masayasu Hanai 

Vocal/Text/Lyrics/Music: Monique van Kerkhof

Percussionist: Miho Morimoto 

Technicians: Engineer/Technician: Rob Oudendijk

Sound Advisor: Seigen Ono 

Sound Engineers: masahiro Niimi, Hironori Yatsumonji and Hiro Iguchi

Video Projector: Atsushi Suzuki

Computer Graphics: Monique van Kerkhof and Rob Oudendijk 

Custume Design: Rikako Nakamura, Mitsuhashi, Monique van Kerkhof and Julie Forchhammer 

Costume Makers: Hiromi Watanabe, Yoshiko Izumi, Els Brandt, Naoki Ishii, Sawako Kurebayashi, Julie Forchhammer 

Fabric for Costumers: Teijin Morphotex 

Cameraman: Michael Goldberg, Jeff Cooke and Toby Marshall 

Artist wildflower carver: Haruo Uchiyama 

Waterhose Installation: Monique van Kerkhof and Rob Oudendijk 

Fire Department of Abiko: Hanashima Hiroshi, Kawamura Yoshiharu and Hideki Katsuya 

Carpenters: Kennichi Oigawa's Family and Friends

Volunteers: Tama University: Masashi Mitomi, Ayano Endo, Syouko Honda and Yasuhiro Ooki / Tokyo University of Science: Yuta Fukuda, Ai Kawakami, Takumi Iwata, Shinya Furuchi, Kenta Yamagi, Yoshiyasu Morita, Akinori Maeda, Makoto Usami and Katuhiko Ueta

Description: 

The concept is to design a restricted field of vision in which the peripheral is limited. Only objects directly in line with the eyes can be seen, creating a series of segmented views. For this performance, the diagonal lines are important markers, since the diagonal paths at the performance space guide the audience's eyes to one particular perspective where one particular movement is to be seen.

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Video :  Official video of  Performance Tunnelvison Part 1

Video :  Official Video of Performance Tunnelvison Part 2 

Flyer:  Tunnelvison Performance 

Layout: Performance Layout of

Tunnel Vision 

An Overflow Performance Project

Outer Discharge Channel

“Tunnel Vision”

Producer/Director Monique van Kerkhof

Article: Daily Yomiuri 

'Art and dance go underground Saitama 

 

Article:  Video Journal 

(Japanese)

 

Darkness Before Dawn 

 

The Rivers between 

the invisible mountains 

and the obscure sea.

It rained continuously.

Lost in the storm of intensity 

Icy winds and brutal waves.

Rattling peddles

The river of change.

Restless being.

Drags me down.

Moving along. 

Moving against.

I could feel the tide of life 

flow through me in lengthening waves.

End up in still waters. 

The rain drips. 

I sank into a misty world 

realizing I was the river. 

My own blood, my life.

Now I open my eyes. 

My life spread out. 

And see forever a human vision. 

Is there light at the end of this tunnel?