34 35th St., Unit 26, Brooklyn, NY, 11232
Andreas Berner's Moments project visually represents memories of people that are close to him. The stories reflect on the feeling of being alone, establishing a dichotomy between the notion of isolation and solitude that underlie the feeling that the memories are based on. It is a project that talks about in-between events that take place when one least expects them, situations that are more felt that observed during moments of utmost uncertainty. Told without narration, Berner would like chronicle a simplicity without sentimentality that sometimes borders on the mundane, to reflect on moments that could none the less mark a life-altering process.
The piece consists of an even amount (2, 4, etc.) of significant personal memories related to Berner by close friends in a single paragraph. The experiences relate to specific memories that either concern Isolation, defined as an involuntary detachment from others, a negative incentive, or Solitude, the voluntary condition of separating from others; a positive incentive. The identities of the participants will not be revealed. The piece will consist of mixed media: collage, photogram, film, video, 3D etc., will be used to underscore the multiple encoded memory pool that the events are being drawn from.