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Art and the Church

Videos and Multimedia Presentations

The videos or multimedia presentations are short films that combine music and image for personal use or for use in church services or small group gatherings.

1. Nativity by Night by Geertgen tot St. Jans and Holy, Holy, Holy in the version of Sufjan Stevens.

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 2. Video installation (shortened version) Let us Sanctify the Sabbath Day by Dutch artist Sela.

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3. Step by Step, with paintings by Carol Aust and music by Linford Detweiler. All kinds of situations one can encounter in life. Suitable for instance for New Year's Eve.

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4. A video with the song Condition by Duke Special with drawings by British artist Peter S. Smith

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5. This video is based on Lamentations 3 with the song Until He Comes by Ordinary Time and a painting by Barbara de Reus

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6. Bath by Spanish artist David Lopez is a video installation of a baby being washed in the bathroom.
 
 
The video is three minutes long and is played repeatedly. It deals with a daily, simple act and its resonance, as though every gesture contains a deeper meaning that transcends its function. Thus we find an echo of the sacrament of baptism, the foundation of our life in Christ. ‘Dead with him, we resurface, we rise to an immortal life.’ In this video he reflects on the relationship between the body and the soul, between matter and spirit. It questions the way in which simple actions resonate and wonders what would happen if each daily gesture contained a profound meaning transcending its functional use.
 
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7. Alana Levandoski : The Christ Hymn (based on poems by Malcolm Guite, Scott Cairns, Joel McKerrow and Luci Shaw), combined with paintings by Julie Ann Stevens.

7b. Alana Levandoski : The Christ Hymn with the words of the poems by Malcolm Guite, Scott Cairns, Joel McKerrow and Luci Shaw.
 
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8. Visual artist Nicora Gangi and musician Jonathon Roberts teamed up to produce a multisensory response to Psalm 13 in a collaborative project. 

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9. Video to introduce the Dutch Handbook for Art in the Church (Handboek voor kunst in de kerk), 2015.
 
This video was played during the presentation of the Handboek voor kunst in de kerk on May 9, 2015 to give the guests a first impression of the kind of art that is dealt with in the book. It gives an impression of what has been done in the area of art in the church in the Netherlands in the years 2000-2015.  

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10. Registration of the Culte art et foi (Art and Faith Service) on 3 November 2013 in the Protestants church of Bernex-Confignon (Geneva), Switzerland. Theme: 'Light'. In French!