Protip: play each vine with audio.
Here is a nice video recapitulation of Nick Briz‘s performance at DINCA Vision Quest 2013 (at Mana Contemporary, Chicago), a performance that lead to a new-media Holy Communion of sorts, where the audience joined in a line and received bread (mini cookies) from Briz.
A very special thanks to Anja Jamrozik for shooting and editing this video.
More documentation of VQ13 forthcoming.
Vision Quest is this week, 11/21–11/23, at Mana Contemporary Chicago. Check out the official festival site with full program at http://visionquest.dinca.org.
Vision Quest will screen works by Ben Russell, Laida Lertxundi, Michael Robinson, Bunny Rogers, Alexandra Gorczynski, Anthony Antonellis, Kim Asendorf, Stephanie Barber, Sabrina Ratté, Leslie Thornton, Trisha Baga, Deborah Stratman, Shana Moulton, Jennifer Reeder, Andrew Lampert, Jennifer Reeves, Jesse McLean, Tomonari Nishikawa, Jennifer Chan, Theodore Darst, Kerry Laitala, Darja Bajagić, and more. Find links to artist websites on http://visionquest.dinca.org along with much more.
Spread the word, it will be fun. Use #VQ13 on twitter and facebook if you feel inclined. Invite your friends to the FB event here.
Mana Website: http://manafinearts.com
Twitter: http://twitter.com/dincablog #VQ13
Aloha folks, mark your calendars for Vision Quest 2013 — which is less than two weeks away — and will feature an abundance of new media art, video art, internet art vids, and avant-garde film, with subsequent new media performances and after parties.
This years festival will run Thursday–Saturday (11/21-11/23) featuring work by Ben Russell, Laida Lertxundi, Kim Asendorf, Rick Silva, Anthony Antonellis, Bunny Rogers, Darja Bajagic, Alexandra Gorczynski, Shana Moulton, Trisha Baga, Kerry Laitala, Michael Robinson, Sabrina Ratté, Tomonari Nishikawa, Stephanie Barber, Theodore Darst, Jennifer Chan, Chris Collins, Andrew Lampert, Deborah Stratman, Leslie Thornton, and many more.
Soon our VQ micro-site will launch and will include all of the program information, we’ll keep you posted.
Hattlerizer 2.0 is the latest incarnation of Max Hattler’s audiovisual live performance practice. Using custom-built software, Hattler expresses an abstract optical terrain in which hard-edged geometries and supple organic forms proliferate, interact, and wane. Aesthetics of metric shapes and colours coalesce with optical feedback recursions to engross the audience with virtual realms that range from the soft, nebulous, and celestial, to the frenetic, psychedelic, and dissonant.
Paying homage to influences in improvisational jazz and avant-garde animation, Hattler plays his visual instrument in an ad lib manner, resulting in a radiant spectacle that is at once arresting, rapturous, and starkly original. Vesper On accompanies Hattlerizer 2.0 with an experimental electronic soundtrack composed and performed exclusively on a Nintendo Game Boy. — Schaustelle