Atmosphere binds spectators to a work; aura creates distance.
When the two are brought together, something else happens - first emotional,
- Udo Kittelmann [on the effects of "event art"]
is a modular audio visual instrument, which utilizes the viewers body
image and gestures as the input device via image tracking
technology, enabling the viewer to become the object and modulate their
own mirror image with filtering. additionally the viewer/participant modulates
low frequency oscillations corresponding to their biomechanical locomotion.
interstice brings a visceral, physical element to interactivity and transforms
the notion of the object-oriented into the observer-oriented. The object,
aura and viewer become one.
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Interstice will be part of:
TWITCH VISUAL - reflective movement in the
video context, curated by Kimberly Mora, with installation by Dee Dee
Cheriel, interactive video by Chris Musgrave, and additional video screenings
by Katerina Karoussos from Greece, and Rostopasca collective (Mona Vatamanu,
Nicolae Comanescu and Floe Tudor) and duo Mihaela Kavdanska & Dilmana
Iordanova all from Romania ,
April 21, 8PM-11PM, Remote Lounge 327 Bowery, between 2nd and 3rd Streets.
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ABOUT THE ARTIST
Christopher Musgrave is a new media installation and performance artist
based in San Francisco. He currently lives in New York. Musgrave creates
custom software applications, incorporating audio, video and info-data
to create gestural, semi-autonomous and generative applications. In this
way, he comprehends and advances the meaningful relationships between
humans and computers. Musgrave has produced numerous installations and
audio-visual performances. Recent projects include the completion of Interstice
01 for its debut exhibition at 3 Walls Gallery in San Antonio, Texas
and participation in a group exhibition at The Pond in San Francisco.|
In 1997 Chris edited video palindromes for Iñigo Manglano-Ovalles
ArtPace installation The El Niño Effect.
For the past two years at Recombinant Media Labs he has assisted artists
such as Maryanne Amacher and Christian Marclay with technical direction
and support for forthcoming works.