«This is a Low Tech Movie» is a performance installation brought to life by the manipulation of images and objects in real-time and filmed with webcams.
This performance-installation tells the story of 3 women travelling in a turmoil Europe in the 20th century. It departs from family photos and family storytelling, combined with old postcards and still images from films or television commercials showing women in domestic environments (cooking, cleaning, reading for children, entertaining house guests, etc.).
The travel begins with the photo of my sister on her wedding day. She is twenty-something. It is the ’80s. She is sitting on my mother’s lap. Mother and daughter look at each other. At the back of the photo, a misplaced object on the top of the T.V. tells another story.
The action is captured, edited and broadcasted live. Images presented in the movie are set in motion by the performer’s manipulation of objects in real-time and filmed with several webcams without editing or post-effects.
The performance was presented in Ireland and England in July and June 2018 with support for international circulation by
In 2019 was selected to be presented at the BeSpecACtive Program, part of the European Spectators Day, promoted by ArtemRede and the Creative Europe Program.