15-channel video installation
16:9 full HD, 50p, 07:49 min
The 15-channel video installation is a site-specific form of the project. Where you are immersed in the current futuristic landscape full of computers, machines and human hands that do the work together.
- Direction, cinematographer and film editor
- Mirte van Duppen
- Color correction
- Revolve, Frans Suijs
light plates fern grower Vitro Plus
This distinctive light, with its fairy-tale pink glow, is the minimal light necessary for crops to grow. Plants only require red and blue spectra, not white light (which contains all the colours of the spectrum). Fewer colours translate into fewer costs, thereby allowing greenhouse growers to reduce their expenses. The lighting panels, floating over the ferns, mimic this diffuse light by spreading this ‘idea of sunlight’ as evenly as possible over the plants, like a blanket. The light source is on the side of the panels, whose laser pattern distributes the light in conjunction with a reflection plate.
Simulated scent of a tomato greenhouse
O'dor Aroma Diffuser, a bespoke scent
In van Duppen’s youth, her family would often drive from Tilburg to ‘het Westland’, entering a landscape replete with greenhouses. On these visits to her maternal aunt and uncle, who had an anthurium (floral) business, she never failed to explore their greenhouses. As a child, she remembers the excitement of the unknown landscapes; her senses triggered by the heat, humidity and smell.
Mirte van Duppen commissioned Algortimic Perfumery to capture the smellscape of a tomato greenhouse. This particular memory — a scent memory, is part of AgriValley Hotels, the video installation designed to engage multiple senses because images alone could never do the experience justice.
15.09.2022 - 23.09.2022
Thursday 08:00 – 22:00
Friday 08:00 – 22:00
Saturday 09:00 – 17:00
Sunday 12:00 – 17:00
Burgemeester Brokxlaan 1000
5041 SG Tilburg
exhibition made possible by
FutureLab and FoodLab LocHal
AgriValley is made possible by
Creative Industries Fund NL, Impulsgelden Provincie Noord-Brabant, Kunstloc and Tilburg Makersfonds