Hotel Nuclear
Mathilde Neri Poirier
HOTEL – NUCLEAR art / performance / installation PROJECT DEVELOPED BY MATHILDE NERI POIRIER (I-FR), VISUAL ARTIST, ACTRESS AND DJ, AND GIANCARLO BIANCHINI (I), DIRECTOR, ACTOR, SET DESIGNER, SOUND/IMAGE DESIGNER AND DJ. FROM 1993 TO 2000 GIANCARLO BIANCHINI WAS AN “ACTIVE” MEMBER IN DEVELOPMENT OF THE WELL KNOWN THEATRE PROJECT “MOTUS” AS ACTOR AND SET DESIGNER: FROM INSTALLATION TO PERFORMANCE, FROM STAGE SCULPTURE TO SOUND ENGINEERING FOR ENVIRONMENTS, ALWAYS IN A CONTEXT OF NEVER RIGIDLY DEFINED ARTISTIC TERRITORIES. HE GAINED EXPERIENCE IN THE NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL FIELD UNDER THE PSEUDONYMS “A Z T & ARTO –ZAT”. THE PROJECT “HOTEL – NUCLEAR” TOOK SHAPE TOWARDS THE END OF 2004 IN COLLABORATION WITH MATHILDE MARIE MADELEINE POIRIER, THE BEGINNING OF AN ITINERARY THAT TACKLED THE SEARCH FOR VISUAL/SOUND IMAGERY IN ITS MOST RADICAL FORM. AN IMPORTANT CONTRIBUTION TO DEVELOPMENT OF THIS PROJECT CAME FROM MARTHA ZAPPAROLI, “PENELOPE X”, WHO IN 2005 SET UP HOTEL NUCLEAR PERMANENTLY IN BERLIN. CURRENT COLLABORATIONS: ZAPRUDER FILMMAKERS group, MOTUS theatre (I), BRANKO POPOVIC AND NHANDAN CHIRCO - CPAC contemporary performing arts center NOVI SAD (SERBIA) AND YANVII (I), CHANNEL 83 Gallery (London/Berlin). H.N. SUBMITTED "END GAME ..." A: CRISALIDE Festival of the theater VIENNABIENNALE08 SI FEST Savignano immagini Festival08 SALON BRUIT cinema Berlin RICCIONE TTV Festival MUV music and digital art Festival LA FABBRICA di Angelo Grassi ICEBERG Festival 09 – Bologna BIENNALE of young artists of Europe and the Mediterranean – Skopje “Végétation Colonisatrice” (videoperformance new project) was awarded at SanFedele Gallery in Milan 2009. Mathilde Poirier & Giancarlo Bianchini HOTEL-NUCLEAR project c/o associazione culturale ARTO-ZAT Via Oliveti 55 Roncofreddo (FC) 47020 Italy Organization and public relations: Natascia Soannini Mobile phone: +39.393.2141100 Mail: info.hn@artozat.org Skype name: natascia.soannini Site: www.myspace.com/hotelnuclear www.myspace.com/hnendgame
"end game..."
video / performance / installation
HOTEL – NUCLEAR art / performance / installation “ e n d g a m e ... “ “end game…” is the first of two projects that bring together the work of British writer J. G. Ballard whose dense novels are strongly influenced by surrealist painting. “end game…” video/installation/concert… Delineating the place where blades of light/levels of reality strike the landscape of the feelings in the distinctness of emotions. A S L O W L E T H A R G Y I N W H I C H T H E L I V I N G L A N D S C A P E D E V E L O P S B R E A T H I N G I T S O W N P O L L U T I O N B R I M F U L O F R E S T L E S S N E S S A S I F S O U N D A N D I M A G E W I S H E D T O A D M O N I S H U S T H A T E X T E R N A L R E A L I T Y I S I M P O T E N T T O C U R B I N I T S C O N S O L A T O R Y A N D R E A S S U R I N G F U N C T I O N T H E I M M A T E R I A L M E N T A L A N D E M O T I V E S T O R M S A N D T H E D E A T H I M P U L S E T H A T P E R V A D E S A N D T I R E L E S S L Y B O N D S L A N D S C A P E A N D P S Y C H E . I F I N D I V I D U A L I D E N T I T Y I S N O T A N I N D E P E N D E N T D A T U M B U T A P R O D U C T O F O U R P S Y C H I C A C T I V I T Y A N D O U R S O C I A L R E L A T I O N S H I P S , T H E N E X T E R N A L R E A L I T Y T O O U N D E R G O E S A N A N A L O G O U S P R O C E S S, A N D H A L L U C I N A T I O N I S D I S T I N G U I S H A B L E F R O M R E A L I T Y O N L Y I F W E S T A N D O U T S I D E O U R M I N D , I F W E A C H I E V E A N E X T E R N A L P O I N T O F V I E W F R O M W H I C H T O L O O K A T O U R S E L V E S I N R E L A T I O N T O T H E W O R L D . “I felt I’d crossed the frontiers of a dream, got into an interior landscape of the psyche, projected into the sunny terraces around me.” J. G. Ballard