live performance about the strength of a survival mechanism, or 'the fuse', within us

Fuse from Lenka Chludova on Vimeo.

video documentation of a live performance
from November 28, 2007
at the Pozen Center at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, USA

Sound component


Přešlapování na místě

sound and video piece

Preslapovani na miste
sound piece only

Přešlapování na místě from Lenka Chludova on Vimeo.
sound and video piece
starts as sound piece only, image comes in at 2'22"

Artist Statement:

Přešlapování na místě is a Czech expression for the indecision when stepping from one foot to another for too long. This piece is about coming to the ocean tormented by decisions to be made and finding a resolution in the voice of the ocean.
It starts as a mere sound piece, with footsteps indicating the presence of a person on the beach, close sounds of the sea water among beach rocks and long vocal calling. These are layered into a rich dynamic texture that makes it possible to sense the ocean without having to see it. At around two minutes, the sound cuts out to leave the viewer in silence with the image of a stormy ocean, this time allowing her or him to hear the ocean without having to be given a sound. When the image zooms the closest into the water, the sound comes in with a wave and we are enveloped in the images and sounds of a stormy ocean. The vocal calling from the first part of the piece reemerges, yet this time as if from within the ocean waters. Embraced by the element, the decisions on the shore may now be less tormenting.

This piece was shot with the help of Andrew DeVecchio in New Hampshire in the autumn of 2007.


sound piece

Three Friends

Three Friends
soundpiece on Moog Synth.
This piece was composed in reaction to the 1972 album Three Friends of the British band Gentle Giant, which is a concept album about three childhood friends whose life paths take them to separate places.
The concept for my 'Three Friends' is thinking about the different friends inside of me, they each have a different melody, which keeps separate, but mingle together in some sort of a unison. As this was to be presented at an event with artworks under one minute, i took the challenge to introduce and unite the three friends within one minute.

From the New World

From the New World

abstract video in collaboration with Andrew DeVecchio

From the New World from Lenka Chludova on Vimeo.

New World Performance
video documentation of a live performance in collaboration with Sean O'Brien and Glenna van Nostrand

Outside Introversion, Inside Extroversion

video documentation of a performance with Glenna Van Nostrand about the inability to share our insides with others
during the 'Big Show' spring 2007 of the Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Entropy of Love

video documentation of a performance with Glenna Van Nostrand about love and communication
February 15, 2007


base by Joost Oskamp