Transmission: A Mobile Collective

Posted by Matt Roberts | Tue Dec 2nd 2003 11 a.m.

For those of you who will be attending Art Basel Miami Beach.



Judy Robertson

WHO team of local Miami and national visual/video artists
WHAT mobile video projections in a truck
WHEN December 3-6, 2003
WHERE random locations after dark

Transmission: A Mobile Collective, Puts Art on Wheels

The tactics for making and disseminating art are expected to receive comprehensive review during ArtBasel/Miami Beach and its smaller attendant art fairs. Only one showcase, however, will truly embody the flickering, mobile texture of life here in Miami, the host city.

Transmission, the brainchild of Miami artist Judith Robertson, marries the ethereal, high-tech projection of video to the decidedly more low-tech welded steel chassis of a truck. The interior of the truck, converted to an over-sized projector, will trawl the streets of Miami from December 3rd to 6th, park itself amidst the revelry of ArtBasel, and provide rotating projections to the public a la tailgate. Robertson is joined by Dimitry Said Chamy, Elizabeth Hall and Matt Roberts.

An artist long involved in the development of direct delivery systems for visual art, Robertson puts it like this: 'Transmission discards the limitations placed on artists by conventional art venues. We
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