Songs for a Passerby

In Songs for a Passerby you will autonomously walk through a musical dreamscape shown in a VR headset. You are following your own 3D mirror image and on the way you will pass by various scenes: a dying horse, a choir of murmuring people, two playing dogs.
Songs for a Passerby is a meditative quest that allows you to step outside reality for a moment and look at yourself. As a puppeteer of your own body you will be entering a poetic space where the melancholy question arises: is this me passing by moments, or is it rather the moments passing by me?

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photo of Celine Daemen

Film Screenings



Celine Daemen


Silbersee, Studio Nergens, Muziekgebouw Productiehuis, Via Zuid

Principal Cast:

Nadia Amin, Vincent van den Berg, Hans Croiset, Sterre Konijn, Misja Nolet, Carl Refos, Michaela Riener, Eleonora Schrickx, Georgi Sztojanov, Garbo, Micha, Raffie, Rey

Additional Credits:

VR art director: Aron Fels, Composer sound and music: Asa Horvitz, Librettist: Olivier Herter, Sound enigneer: Wouter Snoei, Producer: Nicky Groot, Developer: Sjoerd van Acker, 3D artist: Bats Bronsveld, Eline Oppewal, Designer physical space: Carlijn Veurink


Publicity Contact:

Nicky Goot

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25 mins