A night of looming sonic-visionary experience. Two hours of strange and crazy colored visions linked with swimming sounds for a full body experience in perception. Absorb the strange and weird experiments in video and music performance. Come enjoy the experience for five minutes or for the full two hours. This will be an unforgettable event for your senses. Visuals¬†by Huckleberry Lain, Alex Perry and Eric Medine, sound by Lindsay Mysse.
Free parking available in the parking garage next door.
LOCATION AND TIME:
Friday Aug 17, from 8pm to 10pm
Hosted by Projections on Lake
415 South Lake Ave. Pasadena, ¬†91101
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ABOUT THE ARTISTS:
The elusive and erratic being known as Huckleberry Lain; an artist that works with multiple media technologies from many eras ‚Äď 8mm film, digital and analog video, Stereoscopic 3-D imaging, computer-generated animation, shadow puppetry the list is endless. His experimental process delves into different and strange images in an attempt to find a new world and a new way of seeing. His films and artwork have shown throughout the world from New York to Hiroshima. He is a board member of NewTown based in Pasadena where he curates and programs numerous events throughout the year.
Alex Pelly is a director at The Masses Lab and video manager at dublab. She also creates live visuals for music artists through projections and physical installations. Lately, she has been working closely with the bands ESP and Adventure Time. Some of her visuals for ESP were installed at the MoCA Geffen Contemporary as part of the Transmission LA: AV Club exhibit and she has contributed projections at LACMA for dublab and LACMA’s Muse ’til Midnight event. Recent shows and happenings that she has provided projections for include, Krautrock Classics at the Ford Amphitheater, dublab’s stage at the Silverlake Jubilee and her monthly VHS residency, Top Tape, at the Hyperion Tavern. She also organizes and curates screenings including dublab’s Labrat Matinees and produces video projects such as VisionVersions.
Eric Medine is a Los Angeles area artist working in multimedia and video art. He received his BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1996 and his Masters degree at the the Otis School of Art and Design in Los Angeles, California in 2006. He has shown work in galleries and museums such as the Track 16 Gallery in Santa Monica, the SuperSonic Exhibition at the Barnsdall Art Park in Los Angeles, Walled Cities Gallery in San Pedro, Andrew Shire Gallery in Los Angeles, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, and the KunstVlaai Exhibition in Amsterdam. He has given numerous lectures, workshops, and presentations on topics such as curating electronic art, hacking video game hardware, and software programming for live video exhibitions. Most recently he gave a lecture at the LPM festival in Rome, Italy, on the subject of YouTube hacking for live video mixing, at FAB LAB in San Diego on the subject of programming Processing applications for Android mobile devices, and at MOCA in Los Angeles on hacking video game controllers for video installation applications.
Lindsey Mysse is a technology artist, designer and musician originally from Billings, Mont. He uses environmental sound, hand-built electronics and custom software to create sound collages and brooding disco and dub tracks. He has spoken at MIT and Tufts about the intersection of design, technology and music. His music has been featured on shows such as the L-Word and numerous national and international commercials.Mysse and Lain met in jail and have been inseparable ever since.
ABOUT PROJECTIONS ON LAKE:
Organized by David Bradshaw, Projections on Lake is an outdoor public art projection screen in Pasadena which presents the work of a wide variety of artists working in diverse media. In addition to its nightly schedule, frequent special screenings and events are held. As part of the City of Pasadena’s Public Art Program for the Granite Park residential condominium development located at Granite Drive, this 15 x 20 foot projection is a selection of both still image and time-based media underscoring the unique power of purely visual content in artist-made films, videos and still images.¬†Projections uses the Shops on Lake project, a redevelopement by Wasserman and already home to Vito Acconci’s “Mobius Bench”, as a canvas.