‘OVER/UNDER GROUND’                                                                                   A film by Ramin Aryaie and André de Ridder
Director: André de Ridder
Cinematographer and editor: Ramin Aryaie
Soprano: Katherine Manley
Dancer: Miriam Arnold
Electronics/Music: Jan St Werner and Georg Frideric Handel
Field Recording and Sound Design: Joel Jaffe
Additional Mixing: Valentin de Ridder 

‘OVER/UNDER GROUND’ sees a single hand-held camera follow soprano Katherine Manley as she moves around public spaces in Berlin, taking the operatic voice (having been forced) outside its usual context as she performs the aria ‘Verso già l‘alma col sangue’ from Handel’s cantata Aci, Galatea e Polifemo.

8bit is a series of eight newly-commissioned experimental experiences from The Royal Opera, bringing together some of the most innovative contemporary artists, pushing the boundaries of the art form.


Selected Works:

urbanrecall IIIInstallation & Performance

CO:CREATION - WDRProject type

OnironautaDocumentary / Film Music

reiheM - KonzertProject type

TetrahedronProject type

Dark MatterProject type


distant relations | performanceInstallation & Performance

Still BurningDocumentary

urbanrecall IIInstallation & Performance

urbanrecall IInstallation & Performance


#5630 PortraitsDocumentary / Film Music

Spre NoapteProject type

Züge statt FlügeProject type


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