Cadavre Exquis

A collaboration by Sergio Leitão and Sam Vanoverschelde

During a residency at ZSenne Artlab in january 2020, Sergio and Sam got in touch for the first time and made plans for future collaborations. The pandemic decided otherwise so a residency in Porto that summer got cancelled and when Sergio was supposed to take up his residence weeks at ZSenne the 25th of januari 2021 to february 5th, he’s stuck in Porto… So instead, they set up an exchange in the surrealist tradition, feeding each other images and montages to freely associate with. Numerous gigabytes transferred between Porto and Brussels and the results were presented at ZSenne Artlab Feb. 5th and 6th. 

The video’s are mainly based on a multitude of Sergio’s productions, cut up and reproduced by Sam (with a pinch of Visual Kitchen nostalgia) and also adding new sounds by Sam and Reinhold Zisser (AU)

The video’s were also presented at Edicola Radetzky, a historical kiosk in Milan, that presents contemporary works from artists on residency at the Progetto Citta Ideale. Here’s the catalog of what was presented in the spring of 2021.

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