JOAS NEBE

 

* INTRODUCTION
* PAINTING
* SCULPTURE
* FILM WORK
   PHILOSOPHICAL CARTOONS
   CLIMATE CHANGE CARTOONS
   TOTEM TOONS
   ENCYCLOPEDIC CARTOONS
   LETTERS + WORDS
   GRAMMAR
   NON SENSE + NON FICTIONAL
   PROVERB PICTURES
   LANDMARK
   MOUNTAINS + VALLEYS
   PARADISE GARDENS + SPA
   FOOD CHAIN
   NIGHTMARE
   ROBOTS AND MACHINES
   CITIES + FACTORIES
   TIME + SPACE
   ROOMS
   DARK PLACES
   GAMBLING
   EXPECTATIONS
   OPERA
   POSTCARDS
   BILDERBOGEN
   PATTERNS
* ARTICLES
* EXHIBITIONS
* BIOGRAPHY
* NEWS
* CONTACT

The OPERA series

Opera instigates big feelings in the spectator´s heart and audiovisual over-input in his mind by creating opulent images and emotional music. The OPERA series transforms the basic structure of music theatre into cinematography by composing visual impact accompanied by enchanting and breath-taking musical compositions.

The film footage has been recorded in the US and Europe and altered during post production process.



The SUPREME SUPERPOWER AMERICAN OPERA

All elements of the images- might they make more or less associations to objects, landscape, animals, flowers etc. recognizable in the highly abstracted patterns or not- are compose in relation to the underlaying musical score like steps in a dance.

The footage is taken in different US states shown different parts of the country referring to what Hollywood cinema has told us about how to experience the american way of life and the US lifestyle. Like cinematic language of Hollywood and the importance of motion in american society the film is all about movement and dance.



The SUPREME SUPERPOWER AMERICAN OPERA, 2015, 0min43sec excerpt


The NEWs BULLETIN BROADCASTING OPERA

The latest news are celebrated like operas since decades. Expectations are wakened. Hopes and disappointments are celebrated like you are watching a typically Hollywood Cinema movie loaded with all great human feelings- or an Italian opera of the 19th century. Simple images are getting a overwhelming impact by music scoure underlying.



The NEWS BULLETIN BROADCASTING OPERA, 2015, 1min12sec excerpt


publication:
2016, WHAT´s NEXT/ KAS TOLIAU, international art project, Lithuania, link


The BATTLESHIP`s LARGER THEN LIFE OPERA

Carnival used to be a free playground for everyone embedded in catholic faith. Especially in Southwest Germany, the Alemannia region, people still play during Fasnet the same old games their ancestors played centuries ago. Analyzing this game you will find out that Fasnet is still the time when religious and ideological theories don ́t have any value to anyone- something which is unknown to islamic or communist ́s traditions.




The BATTLESHIP´s LARGER THEN LIFE OPERA, 2015, 1min33sec excerpt


articles + radio interview:
Interview with Joas Nebe on his OPERA serial conducted by curators JOSH RYDER and BARBARA SCOTT, ARTiculAction Contemporary Art Review, anniversary edition, may 2016, link
Interview with Joas Nebe on YALE UNIVERSITY RADIO WYBCX, hosted by BRAINARD CAREY, 20th october 2015, link


shown at:
SEA CHANGE FESTIVAL, Video Social Club, Post-Everything, Totnes, UK
PLYMOUTH ART WEEKENDER, Video Social Club, Plymouth, UK