The inaugural Optics 0:0 multimedia festival directed by Victoria Keddie looks into the modalities of creation, production, and performance involving video based technologies. The festival looks to continue a trajectory in the exploration of process, with three curated events. Featuring live performances, new premieres, and historical works by: Alex Bag, Tom Rubnitz featuring Ann Magnusson, Brenna Murphy, Richard Serra, Rose Kallal, Kenny Curwood, Ben Vida, Jeff DeGolier, Jeremy Couillard, Sabrina Ratté, Roger Tellier Craig, Sara Ludy, peter burr, Xeno & Oaklander Scott Kiernan, Michael Robinson, Jennifer Juniper Stratford,Elena Romenkova, Takeshi Murata, Damon Zucconi, Sydney Shen, Laurel Schwulst, Erica Magrey, Georgia Canal, Data Garden, Camilla Padgitt-Coles, LoVid Hinkis-Lapidus, Mv Carbon, and Lauryn S. Siegel.
Friday, November 4 @ 8pm
Exploring creative and systematic investigation of the signal as medium. Through works in both sound and vision, the program focuses on the use of algorithm, sonic to visual translation, and rule-based structures. A program of live performances place process foremost in the compositions.
Performing Artists: Rose Kallal, Kenneth Zoran Curwood, Ben Vida, Jeff DeGolier
With video by : Damon Zucconi, Laurel Schwulst, and Sydney Shen
Front room installation by Data Garden with Camilla Padgitt-Coles and LoVid Hinkis-Lapidus
Special nightly videos by Brenna Murphy
Poster and video trailer designed by Lauryn S. Siegel
Festival directed by Victoria Keddie
Optics 0:0 is made possible, in part, with funds from GENERATE: The Frances Richard Fund for Innovative Artists of Promise supported by Roulette’s generous donors.
GENERATE, instituted in celebration of Roulette’s 35th Anniversary in 2013, aims to present ambitious, complex and often large-scale works of experimental performing art by supporting emerging and established artists with commissions, residencies, and additional production and presentation financial underwriting.