Survival of the fittest (2006)

Video Portraits of people squeezing a balloon till explosion.

(Loop of 3’37”)


Interactive Performance ‘Survival of the fittest’

On the ‘performance evening’ of Post St Joost at Electron, visitors had to entered trough an interspace under the staircase. This space was completely filled up with balloons. The outside of the door said: ‘Choose one out and take it with you.’ Once inside the visitors had to burst their chosen balloon in front of the camera. 

Survival of the fittest Electron def Ilke De Vries

Performance Project at Electron

Survival of the fittest provinciale prijs def web Ilke De Vries

Presentation of ‘Survival of the Fittest’ Provincial prize of Flemish-Brabant, CCWestrand, Dilbeek, B.

Exhibitions & screenings

2020: On the move (Gorcums Museum, Gorinchem, NL)

2008: Error #8 @PROJECT(OR) (ART ROTTERDAM, rotterdam, NL)

2008: Time, No time 1 (Sub Urban video lounge, Rotterdam, NL)

2006: Province price of Flemish Brabant (CC Westrand, Dilbeek, B)

2006: Post ST Joost: Decade 1995 – 2005 (Sub urban video lounge, Rotterdam, NL)

2006: Performance Project (Electron, Breda, NL)

Video ‘Reactions’ (first video of this concept)

2005: One minute film and sound awards te Leffingeleuren. (2de price, Leffingeleuren, B)

2005: De World of Witte de With (Roodkapje, Rotterdam, B)

2003: Final Exhibition (St-Lucas, Antwerpen, B)