philie = love;
“Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own;” 1 Corinthians 6:19
“It looks like violence but it’s not. I mean, pleasure and pain are the same thing, right? What makes it in today’s marketplace is reality. And tears are real.”
Is it even possible to think of someone in the past? (Jean-Paul Sartre)
JJ Kropp are four artists from the fields of performance art, photography, new music and stage design who develop audiovisual performances: Susanne Brendel, Jonas Bolle, Julia Schäfer and Timm Roller. The works emerge from a thematic basis, which then conceptually evolve from the various orientations. This creates an exchange that condenses in the process.
Together they work on the ever-stubborn difference between word and image and the sometimes lucky coincidences of translation. The focus of their work lays on optical, translucent or luminous medias: the projector, the screen surface, the eye and its tears
The collective arranges nights that chase various atmospheres: high spirit, microsleep and the search for rapid intimacy.