Last week Israel’s Channel 2 News had a segment about brides and grooms that want their wedding to be different. Apparently, after watching a couple of viral wedding videos they thought to themselves: “Yeah, how about we do something original for a change: Let’s do exactly what those other people did…”. Forget about holy matrimony, these people are here to entertain you on their quote-unquote “most important day” of their lives.
The segment is in Hebrew, but you don’t really need to understand the language in order to understand this copycat phenomenon should be studied by both psychologists and sociologists. You can skip over the first 55 seconds:
A successful colaboration between the Musrara School of Art and the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance has come to a conclusion. The group I took part in produced one video work, one video installation and one live act:
Video installation work consisting of 2 different monitors, mixing parts of two female faces, with an answering machine message as a soundtrack.
Dancing In The Streets
Sham [There] – Live
Video documenting a live performance made in cooperation with dance students from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, consisting of 2 different videos projected onto three dancers. The videos consists of one Sesame Street muppets sketch (‘Here and there’ – in Hebrew), and the dancers’ own family footage of their childhood.