ARAD featuring Eileen Carpio: Dierenhotel
Dierenhotel is an audiovisual presentation Commissioned by The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision’s RE:VIVE initiative, using CC BY-SA 4.0 field recordings from the institute’s archive. It combines both animated face tracking masks accompanying processed archive images and improvised audio performance. The work was inspired by one particular audio file “Schiphol algemene sfeer van een dierenhotel” which contains bird and animal recordings. The relationship between these Birds and the mechanical Birds which flew them to destinations around the world became the central theme for the piece. The performance makes use of openly licensed video material from Sound and Vision’s archive and the National Archive of The Netherlands open photo collection and features Vocalist Eileen Carpio.