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OPPORTUNITY

DORKBOT TORONTO


Deadline:
Fri May 04, 2007 00:00

DORKBOT TORONTO
People doing strange things
with electricity
(Toronto Franchise)

FRIDAY May 4, 2007@7:30 PM 576 Ossington Ave

PRESENTS!

LORENA SALOME(electronics)

Lorena Salome was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In 2003, she moved to Toronto, where she finished her Bachelor in Fine Arts at OCAD- Ontario College of Art and Design. Her work has been presented in Canada, Argentina, Colombia Mexico, Brazil, Germany and the United States. She makes use of different technologies -video, electronics and mechanics- for her artwork. She now livesin Toronto.
www.lorenasalome.com

PHILIP RAE(light bombing)

Philip has been developing what he calls Light Bombing, a digital alternative to graffiti art. In response to political issues surrounding the acceptance of traditional graffiti, a permanent painting in public view. Phil decided to push the boundaries of this acceptance and develop a less permanent but still publicly accessible form of graffiti. This has resulted in a project he calls, Light Bombing. Using traditional aesthetics and artistic development of graffiti, Phil has digitized this artform. He projects this artwork through a digital projector, throwing his graffiti across the city on night light missions.

MICHELLE IRVING
AKA GRANNY 'ARK(A/V)

Michelle Irving is a media artist working in video and sound and recently completed an MA at the School of Interactive Arts and Technology, Simon Fraser University. Her music is featured in the internationally acclaimed documentary "The Corporation" and award winning documentary "Scared Sacred." She has presented her audio/visual work in multiple contexts internationally including artist-run spaces, galleries, festivals, and electronic music venues. Her music is released under the artist alias Granny'Ark on Zora Lanson Label (Berlin), and netlabel Interdisco
(www.interdisco.net)(Basel).
actlab.org

BYOB. As always Dorkbot Toronto is free and open to the public. RAIN OR SHINE this will be the first ever Dorkbot Toronto houseparty!