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<nettime-ann> Sound & Vision: A screening of digital animation and music
Jason Wilson on Sun, 22 Oct 2006 22:41:49 +0200 (CEST)


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<nettime-ann> Sound & Vision: A screening of digital animation and music visualisation.


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Apologies for X-posting

Sound & Vision: A screening of digital animation and music visualisation.
Curated by Adam Procter & Jason Wilson.
Hat Factory Basement, Bute Street, Luton, UK.
26th November 2006. 7PM.
Entry by donation (Suggested: £3)


Treating of artistic practices that visualize the previously invisible, Lev Manovich writes "I often find myself moved by these projects emotionally. Why? Is it because they carry the promise of rendering the phenomena of the human senses into something that is within our reach, something visible and tangible?... Data visualization art is concerned with the anti-sublime". Thus Manovich raises the spectre of the category traditionally posed as the 'anti- sublime', the Beautiful...

Sound and Vision will screen a number of short works that use a range of techniques to integrate and transform music within digitally animated works. Whether or not these works are abstract or generative, all of them possess the unsettling affective power that many recent works of visualization share.

Though many of the screened artists have taken advantage of the possibilities online distribution and exhibition, on the night the works will be featured on a large projection screen with PA, in comfortable surrounds, and with a reasonably-priced bar in operation!

Confirmed films include:

'Rootsnine' by Monkeymen
'Esign' by Chris Larkee
'What is that' by Run Wrake
'The Peace of Video' by Effekt
'Berlin'/'Trioon 1' Dienestelle/Karl Kliem.

With more films to be confirmed before the screening.

TRAVELLING TO LUTON FROM LONDON

By train (Best):
45 minutes on the Thameslink service from King's Cross to Luton station, or 20 minutes from St. Pancras on Midland Mainline to Luton station.
By Bus:
56 Mins on National Express coach from London Victoria Coach terminal.
By Car:
M1 North, Junction 10 for A505, the follow the signposts to Town centre. Approximately 1hr 10mins.


The Hat Factory gallery is immediately adjacent to Luton Station. Upon leaving the station walkway in the direction of the Town Centre, the Gallery is on your right.


Jason Wilson

Reviews Editor - Convergence

Research Institute for Media, Art and Design
University of Bedfordshire
Park Square
Luton
Bedfordshire
LU1 3JU
United Kingdom

T +44 (0)1582 489144
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jason.wilson {AT} beds.ac.uk



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