Optics O: 1
Roulette Intermedium, Brooklyn NY
Optics 0:1: Combinations is the premiere of the second annual multimedia festival directed by Victoria Keddie that examines modalities of creation, production, and performance involving video based technologies. This year’s festival focuses on combinations of multi- media within the context of a live performance. Areas of focus are multichannel video camera recording processes and live production, choreography of space and movement, and photographic sound.
Nina Sobell revisits her 1972 work, "Glass" for multi channel video camera, broken glass, and mirror, silicone, and projection.
Amy Ruhl performs "Between Tin Men" a multi-media performance, video, and installation project adapted from L. Frank Baum's The Tin Woodsman of Oz.
Samantha Crabtree performs new work for multi channel broadcast
Kuperus and Miller perform "The Perfect Accent Piece" a four part study in absurdity, domestic repetition, and (un)reviewed & under-viewed situations.
Koen Hotkamp (as Beast) performs new work for laser projection and electronic sound
Charas, Syeus and Matthew Mottel perform, "Charas: The Improbable Dome Builders" is an audio/visual performance incorporating Syeus Mottel’s (b. Bronx 1930-2014) photographs from the book CHARAS: The Improbable Dome Builders (to be republished by Song Cave and Pioneer Works Fall 2017).
Tatiana Kronberg with Meg Clixby perform new work that presents the darkened chamber of the performance space as a metaphor for the unconscious brain activity of electrochemical waves.
Zach Layton with Victoria Keddie, Elisa Sanitago, Felicia Ballos "Transduction" new work for electronic video and sound controlled camera system and movement.
Media installation "Pattern Language" by: Peter Burr
Video Programs curated by:
Enrico Camporesi (Centre Pompidou, Paris FR)
Kolbein Holgi & Rebecca Moran (Reykjavik, Iceland)
Mark Pilkington (Quietus PRess/ Strange Attractor, London, UK)
2017 Poster and promo designed by: Ethan Miller