We. They. There.
Video- and sound installation. 2022.

A 3-channel video and 8-channel audio installation, exhibited in VEGA. The exhibition is a collaboration between Art Hub Copenhagen and VEGA Arts.

The installation is a reinterpretation of an animated film series in progress since 2016. The series is a collaboration with musicians, combined with a hybrid out-of-sync animation approach.


Installation view. VEGA, Copenhagen, Denmark. Photo: Christian Brems.


Installation view. VEGA, Copenhagen, Denmark. Photo: Christian Brems.


Installation view. VEGA, Copenhagen, Denmark. Photo: Christian Brems.


Installation view. VEGA, Copenhagen, Denmark. Photo: Christian Brems.


Installation view. VEGA, Copenhagen, Denmark. Photo: Christian Brems.


Installation view. VEGA, Copenhagen, Denmark. Photo: Christian Brems.


Installation view. VEGA, Copenhagen, Denmark. Photo: Christian Brems.





Credits:

Script, animation and composition:
Mark Tholander

Voices:
Tamara Farris (The bookmaker)
John Bates (The colleague)
Jay Maksenuk (Dishwasher 1)
Trevor Forest (Dishwasher 2)
Adam Weaver (The waiter)
Kevin J. Bond (The pianist)

Filming of characters/suits, chromakey and rotoscoping:
Mark Tholander

CGI, car chase scenes:
Mikkel Battefeld

Assisting CGI and animation, car chase scenes:
Mark Tholander

Animation, tiger, vector:
Sophia Ioannou Gjerding

Animation, tiger, håndtegnet:
Mark Tholander

Piano:
Johan Feierskov
Anastasia Nastya Bragina

Drums:
Søren Høi
Victor A. Carracedo
Bernardo Yacono

Bass:
Ailén Antú
Lole Dovo
Mitch Cockman

Guitar:
Zek Starosky

Saxophone:
Jon Sensmeier

Mixing and mastering:
Johan Feierskov
William Kudahl
Tafadzwa Chingono
Paulo Germano

Bike 3D model:
Semyon Filippov

Thanks to Københavns Biavlerforening for letting me borrow the suit for the film recordings.

The exhibition was supported by Statens Kunstfond.








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