Welcome to VIDEO-ART HAIKU
What is Video-Art HAIKU?Video Art Haiku is the combination of the "poetic image" with the "aesthetic experience" using the video as canvas of its artwork: the cultural/historical construction of HAIKU as an art form to capture the essence of lyric poetry practiced throughout the ages.Nohra Corredor, 2006
The strength of haiku lies in its suggestions. Haiku is a 'poem' mainly concerned with human emotions and affairs and it uses natural phenomena to reflect those ecological connections.
Basic essentials to Video-art Haiku are:
1. Some word or expression that indicates the time of year, forming a background for the visual image.
2. To record a high moment-higher at least than plain surroundings.
3. To evoke association of ideas - references to social customs, myths, beliefs, cultural usages and the like--by 'condensing' thoughts through omission of words or images unessential to express the intended real emotions or facts as well as by comparing two or more ideas expressed in the visual poem itself.
Accordingly, we derive at least three points of technique which makes it possible to establish a model for Video-Art Haiku:
First, the use of what is called in Haiku the "season word" which directly addresses or subtly suggests the time of year. Second, the over-all mood or emotion is produced by visual images accompanied by simple descriptions or plain statements of facts which produce the haiku-image. And third, the use of what is called the 'principle of internal comparison--where the differences are just as important as the likenesses, where two parts that make-up the whole are compared to each other, not in simile or metaphor but as two phenomena each of which exists in its own right.
The Heraclitus Effect in Video-art Haiku
The installations of ecological video-art at
Video-art haiku consists of three autonomous and simultaneous video screens (looped), each with different durations and responding to adjusted changes in speed related to the technological tools available to the individual on-line viewer. The published combinations and permutations, if not infinite, are so great that the chance of encountering the video haiku in the exact same way more than once is extremely remote.
"In 1998 I started a series of combined mixed-media with 3-D images/photographs to capture the third dimension of my work, the interception of TIME and SPACE. Since 2006 I am dedicated to ecological video-art in general and to develop the concept and implementation of VIDEO-ART HAIKU in particular and thus adding