The inaugural show of creative digital media work from Culture Lab, showcasing a diverse range of interactive digital media art and live electronic performance by the Culture Lab research community
Culture Lab: Render includes work by students from the Digital Media Master of Research programme, Culture Lab residents and regional practitioners working with Culture Lab.
Culture Lab: Render serves as a platform for the presentation of research towards a concept for a regional "space" dedicated to the exhibition of creative digital media work.
|OPENING RECEPTION:||Friday, 25th September 2009 - 7-9pm|
|EXHIBITION DATES:||Saturday, 26th September to Tuesday, 29th September 2009 12pm - 8pm|
|12-14 Forth Street, Newcastle upon Tyne|
Regional Practitioners working with Culture Lab:
Benjamin Freeth and Nick Able
Black Sea of Trees
"The intense atmosphere of ancient forests, ghostly guitar drone, haunted weather and butoh inspired movement - A unique 5.1 installation."
Improvised Dance performance by Surface Area Dance Theatre on opening night.
Original Concept by Benjamin Freeth
Produced by Nick Able and Benjamin Freeth
CREDITS / PERSONNEL
Nick Able - sitar, production, engineering, 5.1 mix (Ravi & Anoushka Shankar)
Phil Begg - guitar, effects, laptop, field recordings (Hapsburg Crow, Hapsburg Braganza, Chalfont, Domovoi)
Benjamin Freeth - laptop, synth, shahi bajaa, singing bowls, field recordings (++YELM++, Bong, Surface Area)
Molly Hodkinson - dance (Surface Area Dance Theatre)
Mike Smith - percussion, pedals (Lobster Priest, Bong)
Nicole Vivien Watson - choreography, dance (Surface Area Dance Theatre)
Supported by Institute of Digital Innovation and Culture Lab.