What is iSensi? Perhaps a collection of performances and inspirations. If these performances were music, they would be a wandering score by Erik Satie, the most oneiric composer of his time. Most of those were performances for the soul.
The exact moment in which we cross through the complexity of imagination lies on the banks of our impressions. The choreographer Pina Bausch used her body to write, basing her work on impressions. “We must dance! Otherwise we are lost.”
We live at least two lives, our time awake and our dreams, both governed by symbols. Contemporary writer Murakami Haruki has managed to reveal the relationship between these experiences. He tells us the time and the place in which the simple art of living and the act of dreaming intersect in a hypothetical arc on which we transfer that which we wish to salvage and transmit.
What guides an intuition? Perhaps a loving ear belong to those who are capable of making us feel something before showing it to us. Many films are based on clues, others on images. Director Peter Greenaway once said: “Mine is an artificial cinema that seeks truth through fabrications.”
Harmony cannot be improvised. Yet there exists a harmonic fatality, including that which we call coincidence, a fatality that points us toward a rhythm, an ensemble of chiaroscuri. Perhaps in order to understand this, we can start with one of the photographs taken by Vivian Maier. She searched for harmonies, those hidden in faces, in gestures, and in the light that reveals things, expressions, and visions.