The point of departure for Orbital Re-Enactments is memories, those of Joanna Lombard and of oth- ers, which are re-enacted in four scenes.
The sequences of events originate in a time when many people entertained strong beliefs in applying their own ideals. These events, which are typical of their time, Lombard wishes to place in a fluid, unspecified time.
The stories concern the relationship between children and adults. The children are free individu- als who have to make their own decisions; the
adults transgress borders and act like children. The children are left to their own devices and live their own lives…
An all-seeing camera with a 360- degree view hovers around the room, registering a course of events. The camera movement becomes an image of memory, a memory that regards itself, that tries to remember?
The artwork also deals with issues such as the body and individuality; can the individual body be a collective body?