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DESSA uses the term « Transoundart » to describe the simultaneous transposition between sound and painting. The conversation between the chords and brushes is entrely improvised, the brushes following the music and vice versa
Aenea Mizushima Keyes - violin : DESSA (Deborah Sharon Abeles) - paintbrushes
This performance is filmed by Bernard Villat. One camera is placed above the paper so that the audience can follow the visual development on a screen. Another camera films the two artists. Assens event photographs used here, by Jaques Martin.
This was an interactive event where the audience was invited to take part in a discussion.
The video is in two parts.
Part 1: Paintings together with the music by Viktor Ullmann
Part 2: Dessa in Berlin