Friday June 11th
9pm doors/10pm start
Transcinema 2004 series opener
an evening of audio/visual artistry with
The Light Surgeons (UK)
CON SYS (LA)
132 Eddy Street (at Mason)
Transcinema is a festival of expanded cinema now in its 6th year. The 2004 performance series gets underway Friday June 11 in San Francisco's seminal tech-art gallery, Rx.
ABOUT THE PERFORMERS
A regular in the future-cinema circuit, The Light Surgeons are a collective of photographers, designers and filmmakers who have for the last three years been at the forefront of a new form of visual experimentation through design as projection. Their multi-image soundscapes are carefully orchestrated using an array of projection equipment - from slide/film to digital video. Their performances explore the boundaries between sound and image, performance and spectacle, cinema and experience.
Phormazero is specialized in the study and creation of products based on digital active ingredients. The official images are chosen based on a deep knowledge of their properties. The recombinant qualities of sound and image are celebrated. Phormazero is a product line specificallyl developed for the eyes and ears. It is distilled from components of image and sound formulated for a complete atmosphere.
C-TRL labs is a NY based multi media research and development group focusing on post production for broadcast, event based and interactive video. Co-founded by Nika OffenBac and Devan Simunovich, C-TRL functions as a creative umbrella for a variety of individuals to collaborate on artistic and professional projects. more bio...
CON-SYS have been active in the graphics design and VJ community since the early days of rave. Their unique motion graphics and blend of visuals have made Connected Systems one of the most sought-after VJ collectives in the USA where one can regularly find their multiple projector installations at festivals like Coachella as well as regular stints in many of America's premiere nightclubs. Their work has been recognized by a cross-section of media from underground zines to the New York Times.
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