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Two gulls
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Two humans
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'What if you could only move by copying yourself, leaving a string of 'you’s' behind? You could never occupy the same place again since a former you is there already. Tracing your path would be easy for the observer, as it is just spread out in space. A plant, like ivy, moves in a similar way; to reach a new space it has to grow into it.'

'As a body moving through space your trajectory starts at the start time and ends at the end time. However, this track often remains unrecorded. You are untraceable, unless you have left traces.'

'The gulls make seemingly random round trips, which look like they could have been drawn with a pencil. Looking at the trajectories of the human beings, they move around differently: they spend a lot of time at one place, then move to another location taking the shortest pre-paved route and stay around until they follow the same trajectory back.'

'The movements of human beings and seagulls are shaped by sea and wind currents, convection, and simply by the paved roads. Within these boundaries, the paths remain unpredictable. But still, you start to wonder, whether these four inhabitants are truly independent solo dots.'

Also see Trajectories II performance FLAMIII