I am curating, along with lovely cohort Megan Daalder, a video/performance titled Videos Collide in Real 3D Space (probably the most apt title ever) art show debuting at Los Angeles loft space Five Thirty Three Gallery next weekend. What does a video/performance art show consist of, you ask? First off, we’d like to pose this question: when any and all media is available online, what added value, if any, do physical exhibition spaces offer? The artists (coming to LA from as far as Berlin, Canada, and Colorado) participating in this LIVE (!!) event offer their bodies as a mode of communication between media, the audience, and performance. There will be choreographed large-scale projected animations, a projector used in a way that you’ve never thought, 7ft tall cacti sculptures, the augmented reality “future of theater”, a tribute to Karl Sims though body slamming imitations, video-game playing taxidermy animatronics, and general havoc breaking and re-building of general theater conventions. The relationship between you and screen will have never seemed so real and and so much of an experience. I’ll be putting up some interviews with the artists soon, look out for them!
Check out the details after the jump, as well as artist Jeremy Bailey’s promo vid above.
DOORS: 8PM / SHOWTIME: 8:30 – 10PM
533 South Los Angeles Street, CA 90013
Free admission but donations appreciated
Real-time software performance by Jeremy Bailey (Future of Theatre)
An intimate score for a projector by Wojciech Kosma
Synchronized live-animation compositing by Zeesy Powers
The newest episode of Party Food by Joseph Gillette
A tribute to Karl Sims by Megan Daalder
Intermedia theatre by Ben Bigelow
Animatronics by Matt Barton