Thursday, June 29
Showtimes: 7:30 and 10pm
A collaborative project, MUX uses simple graphics, electronics
and acoustic instrument to create lo-fi audiovisuals with a minimalist
esthetics. One over Three is an experiment with one-bit audio
and visual that are represented by single bit information such
as one bit color, one bit code, one bit note.
Simplicity is a core theme of 1/3 - takes to new limits of depth,
dimensions and scale using electronic devices. 1/3 investigates
the essence of simplicity (1 bit) with human - machine interaction.
It takes live media performance to new limits of depth using technology.
The performance consists of three parts that represents beta,
alpha, theta brainwaves with video triggered sound and sound triggered
After the performance, there will be a brief Q&A with audiences.
watanabe) - visuals
Media artist c.h.i.a.k.i. creates moving images that touch the
visual music, visual language and synesthesia with minimalist
aesthetics. Her inquiries into visual communication and consciousness
offer resonant aesthetic and poetic insights, as she explores
a new form of expression, "visual music" - a combination
of digital video and music. She has been exhibited internationally
in various venues ranging from media art/video festivals including
New York Video Festival, European Media Art Festival(de), Viper
Media Festival(ch), Mapping festival(ch) to art institutions including
ICA(uk), Kunsthall(no) and Austin Museum of Digital Art. She has
performed/exhibited at venues throughout NYC including Location
One, Dance Theater Workshop, Kinitting Factory, The Kitchen and
Merce Cunningham studio.
Perich (1BIT music) - sound/electronics
Tristan Perich, a New York based artist and composer, works in
new media as a visual artist and musician. His recent music/art
project, One Bit Music, a minimal music device packaged inside
a standard CD jewel case released by Cantaloupe Music in the Spring
of 2006. Perich had exhibited at the dorkbot NYC, Postmasters
Gallery, NY and NYU Interactive Telecommunications Program.
Mincewicz (The Ambitious
Orchestra) - sound/electric violin
Sylvia Mincewicz, an electric violinist/composer, began studying
classical violin in Poland, then jazz at Milton Academy at NYU.
She has been performing around NYC at venues including Irving
Plaza, Webster Hall, The Knitting Factory, Galapagos, North Six,
CBGB's , Joe's Pub,
Ontological-Hysteric Theater and Merce Cunningham Studio. Her
projects include a Scottish rock band, aaron & Mordechai and
orchestra, Ambitious Orchestra. She is the Music Director of nternational
Theater New York.
mux is an experimental live media presentation series led by media
Chiaki Watanabe. mux primary focuses on the live implementation
of real time video processing and live sound with various methods
and technique. The goal of the series is to share live media work
by NY based artists with the public.
MUX is made possible with support
Flux Factory technology initiative
The Experimental Television Center*
*The E. T. C. Presentation Fund is supported
by the New York State Council on the Arts & mediaThe foundation