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A metallic form projected on a wall
14 April 2007
DCA

Ken Jacobs & Eric La Casa

Eric La Casa Ken Jacobs

Ken presents his Nervous Magic Lantern, wherein film itself is forsaken for an investigation of hypnotic and trancelike crystaline forms. Eric La Casa works with recordings of everyday occurrences: the background hum of place.

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Kanta Horio operating an electro-magnet in front of a projection
14 April 2007
DCA

EM No.3 and Round Trip

Kanta Horio

Kanta is a young Japanese artist with a home-made, short circuited take on electronics and physical phenomena which he uses in performance to produce close circuit systems of audio / video feedback.

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Two rectangular forms of white light against black on a screen
14 April 2007
DCA

Surface Tension

William Raban

Relative patterns of occlusion and exposure occupy two screens. Each exposure fires a stroboscopic flash of colour: yellow for one screen; blue for the other, filling the centre of both screens with colour, haloed with after-images.

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A blurry projection screen has the words "Try to play out of focus"
14 April 2007
DCA

Andrew Lampert with Steve Beresford, Okkyung Lee & Mark Saunders

Andrew Lampert Okkyung Lee Steve Beresford

A performance for projectionist, musicians and audience, which plays with references to Oscar Levant and Gershwin: apparently a series of small doses of chaos.

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Still from Hope and Prey screening
14 April 2007
DCA

Hope and Prey

Daniel Menche Vanessa Renwick

Life and death dramas unfold in the snowy American North, using three-screen documentary footage and a soundtrack by KYTN favourite, vocalist Daniel Menche.

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Brian Dillon portrait against a brick wall
14 April 2007
DCA

Brian Dillon Talk

Brian Dillon

Join Brian as he ruminates on the history of how experimental filmmakers and sound artists have drifted into and taken over galleries in order to show their work.

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A room full of plinths with candles on top
13 April 2007
DCA

Joe Colley

Joe Colley

Joe Colley specialises in hotwired sound constructions full of ominous electronic disturbances and caustic, noxious drones. For KYTN, Joe created a situation of controlled chaos with 50 light sensitive oscillators placed in a field of candles.

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Paul Sharits' Shutter Interface projected on a wall: three bands of colour
13 April 2007
DCA

Shutter Interface

Paul Sharits

Paul Sharits’ Shutter Interface is a multi screen installation born of an intent to reveal the material substance of cinema in its purest form: spatially.

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A man crouching before an audience operating a projector
13 April 2007
DCA

Keith Evans & Coelacanth

Keith Evans Loren Chasse

A system in which film is projected onto copper strips, captured again and then re-projected as video, somehow transforming the original imagery into molasses-slow, molten and incredibly tactile flickers of colour and light.

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A rectangle of red light, one of green light and a beam of white light
13 April 2007
DCA

Wave Formations

William Raban

Wave Formations is a 5 screen work in which each screen runs through a series of fades and then stroboscopic flashes of colour, to create a series of visual harmonics.

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