my entry for the following call:
Living slow - Living fast (three perfs)
Theme: Long, long ago, Aesopus told us about "The tortoise and the hare". Who wins? Some people want to fly into space, some people want to escape to the country. Make your own choice, maybe you want to do both. Who doesn't? The town I live in has recently been certified as a slow city -- Cittaslow.
"Fired by the success and support for Slow Food the Italians set about initiating the Slow Cities movement. Slow cities are characterised by a way of life that supports people to live slow. Traditions and traditional ways of doing things are valued. These cities stand up against the fast-lane, homogenised world so often seen in other cities throughout the world. Slow cities have less traffic, less noise, fewer crowds...
At the same time we are invited to be an astronaut, literally a Flying Dutchman. "The Dutch people have always been bold entrepreneurs. They were among the first to conquer the world seas in the 16th and 17th Century in search for trade. Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM
Send me your imagination of fast and slow living, Can you make your choice or can you imagine the contrast in text and/or image.
Size and technique: free
Exposition: in 2011 in QS Gallery of The Museum of Instant Images
Documentation: to all participants and Online gallery on the Internet:
Deadline to be received: April 30, 2010
The Museum of Instant Images
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Pays Bas - The Netherlands - NL