C.L.U.E. (color location ultimate experience), Part 1

2007 | 00:10:47 | United States | Stereo | 4:3 | DV video

Collection: Single Titles

Tags: Architecture, Body, Dance, Gender, Landscape, Music, Performance

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C.L.U.E. (color location ultimate experience), Part 1 is a collaborative video and performance work by artists A.L. Steiner and robbinschilds, with AJ Blandford and Seattle-based band Kinski. Inhabiting the intersection of human movement and architecture, A.L. Steiner and robbinschilds (Sonya Robbins and Layla Childs) present a full-spectrum video, set to a score by rock quartet Kinski. Edited in succinct rainbow-hued sections, each sequence features robbinschilds in monochromatic gear, acting in psychedelic contrast and communion with their surroundings. The artists traverse through desolate desert landscapes, darkened parking lots, and geological formations, responding to the environment through choreographed duets. In a style that is obsessive, persistent, and often humorous, robbinschilds reveals their observations of the human imprint on the world.


Taxter & Spengemann
New York, NY

Exhibitions + Festivals

Athens International Film/Video Festival, Athens, OH, 2014

Internationale Kurtzfilmtage Oberhausen, Germany, 2014

10th Queer City Cinema, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, 2013

Video Fest (Formerly Dallas Video Fest), Dallas, TX, 2013

DINCA Vision Quest Festival, Chicago, 2015