Vantablack is the darkest black

 

Vantablack is the darkest black is a sound-installation inspirerd by the newly discovered colour vantablack. This substance functions like a black hole: it absorbs all the light that it’s exposed to. This way vantablack seems non-tangible. By not reflecting it refuses to interact with us.

In a world overflowing by visual and auditive stimulants, a white cube positioned in a black box functions as a kind of Kaäba for the seekers of quietness. Vantablack is the darkest black leaves us in the dark, offering space for despair, association and imagination.

- Toneelacademie Maastricht, 2015

 

Credits

 

Concept and direction: Sam Scheuermann

Sounddesign and performed by: Krijn Moons

Coaching: Arnoud Noordegraaf

 

 

 

All rights reserved Sam Scheuermann © 2019     //     Amsterdam, the Netherlands     //

 

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