Digital Weekender with Addictive TV(2013)

About this event

DIGITAL ART & PERFORMANCE WEEKENDER

Friday 1 – Sunday 3 November 2013

Watermans presents a Weekender inviting artists, performers, composers and technologists to present work that explores directions, intersections and collaborations in performance, dance, sound, technology and more!

PERFORMANCES

Addictive TV

Media Remix Set, Friday 1 Nov, Bar: 21.45 FREE

Orchestra of Samples, Saturday 2 Nov, Theatre 20.00, £10 (includes ticket for Hidden Fields by dS)

Electronic duo and audio/video artists Addictive TV present two different shows. As well as bringing their dynamic audiovisual media remix set to Watermans, we’re proud to present the World premiere of their new project ‘Orchestra of Samples’ – an ambitious AV delight based on sampling recording sessions the duo filmed with more than 100 musicians around the world, fusing all manner of styles and instruments. www.addictive.tv

Best of Z Lab live! Paul Granjon

Friday 1 November, Bar: 20.00 FREE

Granjon’s performances combine raw entertainment involving computer-controlled devices and home-made musical instruments with thoughts about humans, animals and technology. www.zprod.org

NEW WORK: Friday 1 Nov, Theatre: 17.00-19.30, £5

This event brings together artists, performers and technologists to present and share new work and ideas, including Bodies of Planned Obsolescence & Waste Circuits by Dani Ploeger, Chisato Minamimura’s findings on how technology can enhance the experience of deaf audiences, light/organ/unloaded by Francis Marion Moseley Wilson,HUMAN by Haein Song and more.

Hidden Fields, dS

Saturday 2 November, Theatre: 21.30, £10 (includes ticket for Addictive TV’S Orchestra of Samples)

A high-impact and accessible show using rigorous methods from theoretical physics and state-of-the-art computing to interprete dancers as energy fields whose movement creates ripples and waves in an invisible sea of energy http://danceroom-spec.com

DMT

Saturday 2 Nov, Bar: 19.00 FREE

DMT is Marco Donnarumma, Christos Michalakos, and Atau Tanaka, a trio of visceral electronic musicians that interface corporeal gesture and physical gesture with pulsing electronic noise. Together they create a wall of sound that is live technological thrill.

LIVECODELAB

Saturday 2 Nov, Bar: 18.00 FREE

In this 10-minute piece Davide Della Casa and Guy John will delight with mesmerising code-generated visuals and sounds.

João Orecchia

Saturday 2 Nov, Bar: 18.30 FREE

www.joaoorecchia.com

Firefly – a game of dark intentions, Pollie Barden and Chloe Varelidi

Saturday 2 Nov, Parking: 17.00-20.00 FREE

Play in the DARK!!  A tagging game that explores temporal memory, and exploits the balance of collaboration and competition. The action takes place at night.  http://www.fireflygame.com

CHILDREN’S THEATRE

Half Moon presents

Misunderstood Monsters plus site-specific digital game

Sunday 3 Nov, Theatre 15.00 £6.50

Saint Georgie, a professional monster catcher and his faithful sidekick, Squeezy, are on their most dangerous mission yet. www.halfmoon.org.uk

INSTALLATIONS AND OTHER EVENTS

Falling into place

Gretchen Schiller, Jonathan McCree & Helen Paris

Scientific collaborator: Dr Hugo Spiers (UCL Department of Cognitive, Perceptual and

Brain Sciences). Produced by Philippa Barr

Friday 1 & Saturday 2 Nov, Studio 1 from 13.00

Sunday 3 Nov, Studio 1 13.00 – 17.00

FREE, booking required

An intimate 15‐minute guided sound and video installation, where participants are invited to touch, catch and hold the traces of place with different custom designed audiovisual furniture environments. www.gretchen-schiller.org

enter13 – Aisyah Ajib, Pradeep Balasubramanian, Kabir Kanabar, Radha Mistry, Mitra Saboury, Ayesha Singh, Bindi Vora, Rebecca Vafiadis with Nadia Ahdout, Seulbi Lee and Krishnan Vijayaraghavan

31 October 2013 – 5 January 2014, Gallery FREE

Watermans’ annual exhibition showcasing the emerging talent in the field of digital art, design and media production

Cave of Sounds – Tim Murray-Browne with Borja Alexandre, Dom Aversano, Sus Garcia, Wallace Hobbes, Daniel Lopez, Tadeo Sendon, Panagiotis Tigas, Kacper Ziemianin

Friday 1 – Saturday 2 Nov, Bar from 12.00, FREE

Sunday 3 Nov, Bar 12.00 – 17.00, FREE

Experiment and play in an interactive sound installation through a circle of networked instruments, and discover the connections that form between you and others when you create music together. http://caveofsounds.com/

Soundmirrors – Rob Olins with soundtrack by Douglas Benford

23 October – 15 November, Riverside, FREE

Soundmirrors comprises a series of acoustic mirrors and speakers arranged to create a soundscape through which the audience can navigate. Douglas Benford has created a soundtrack of Brentford designed to work with this installation. www.robolins.com, douglasbenford.org.uk

Unfoldings – Mike Blow

Friday 1 – Sunday 3 Nov, around the building, FREE

Unfoldings explores the relationship between sound art and physical objects. http://www.evolutionaryart.co.uk/

Psychasthenia 2 – Psychasthenia Studio (Joyce Rudinsky and Victoria Szabo)

Friday 1 – Sunday 3 Nov, Studio 2, FREE

An interactive work that explores the culture of psychological diagnosis and treatment. In this game-engine based piece we ask how might we conceptualize our inner lives as a game in which  experience is understood as a series of “levels” to be achieved? http://psychasthenia-studio.com/psychasthenia2.html

LIVE-CODING WORKSHOP

No programming experience required

Saturday 2 Nov, Bar: 16.00 & 17.00 sessions FREE

LiveCodeLab prides itself on being the most accessible and fun-looking live coding software in town. Bring your laptop with a modern browser and after a brief tutorial, you’ll learn how to create fantastic visuals and catchy rhythms. http://www.sketchpatch.net/livecodelab/index.html

INTERZONE THEATRE: Chronomotive, Joel Cahen

Friday 1 – Sunday 3 Nov, around Watermans – please see signs for starting point- FREE

A rare disorder enables the protagonist to experience the place s/he is in, in a different time. But when Past and Future events start to mix up, the Present becomes a luxury. Interzone Theatre is a portal to a parallel realit.  App powered by Mobile Explorer. www.interzonetheatre.com

JUPITER STAR AXIS video, La Horrox Additional sound mix: Joel Cahen

Friday 1 – Saturday 2 Nov, Cinema, FREE

A celestial film which shows an unborn foetus of the artist moving within his amniotic world mapped by a constellation of stars. www.lahorrox.com

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