“Shrinking and expanding personal space.
A traumatic experience in the public domain shifted Ymke Vertelman’s perception of space and time. This sparked her graduation project that addresses how perceptions of personal space can be transformed.
A symbolic base on the floor, suggesting personal territory, and extensions, attached vertically to the body, as an articulation of space, are the elements used while experimenting and testing in collaboration with two dancers. Doing so, she develops a new scripting language and provokes a new spatial perception.
Humans, meaning space, in stills and moving images, write the scenarios.”