This curated in-gallery and online video space features a rotating display of new and experimental video.
#NOW | LUXLOOP
[22 August – 9 OCTOBER 2016]
LUXLOOP, #now, 2015 | Video produced by Ivaylo Getov, Lauren Hoekstra + Doug Turner | Performers: Christina Bobrowsky, Beck DeRobertis, Lauren Hoekstra, Sean Keta, Dasha Kittredge, Joshua Koopman, Taylor Laughlin, Moana Sherrill, Amelia Steely, Jeremy Ungar, Nick Zeig-Owens | Courtesy the artists.
In #now, a choir of people gather in one physical location using Social Sound as their virtual songbook. Created by Luxloop, Social Sound is a tool for live performance, aggregating the flow of real time social activity into a rush of sound. Tweets containing the key search term are channelled to performers, who narrate the thoughts out loud, providing a unique portrait of the social sphere at a given moment in time.
Luxloop is an experience and media-design company founded by filmmakers Mandy Mandelstein and Ivaylo Getov to explore future formats of narrative storytelling; bringing stories to life using cinematic language and interactive technology.
TRY IT! Perform the Twitterverse at: socialsound.luxloop.com
Presented for the BLINDSIDE Festival: ON THE VERGE.
Charity Bramwell | Lisa Mansfield | Bianca Tainsh
PAST FEATURED ARTISTS
Georgie Roxby Smith, Fair Game (Run Like a Girl), 2016, GTAV Online Intervention (longshot machinanima) HD video (13m 57s) | Courtesy of the artist [4 July – 12 August 2016] Curated by Claire Anna Watson.
Travis H Heinrich,Prosthetic Sky, 2013, HD video (19m 22s) | Courtesy of the artist [16 May – 3 July 2016] Curated by Simone Hine + Kyle Weise for Crossing Atmospheres BLINDSIDE Screen Series 2016.
Nathan Gray, Works < 30s No.46-55 – with Lou Hubbard, 2015, HD video (6m 19s) | Courtesy of the artist [28 March – 15 May 2016] Curated by Martina Copley.
Chantal Fraser, It Hangs With Rattlesnakes and Rubbish, 2013, HD colour video, (4m 15s) | Courtesy of the artist [15 February – 27 March 2016] Curated by Alison Kubler as part of the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival’s Cultural Program Project Series.
Juliet Carpenter, Ingénue, 2015, HD colour video, (6m 40s) | Courtesy of the artist [12 January – 14 February 2016]
Julie Rrap, Fleshpool, 2004, digital video, 60-second duration (continuous loop) | Courtesy of the artist and ARC ONE Gallery [23 November 2015 – 11 January 2016]
Neon Kohkom [CAN], All the time, Everywhere, 2015 (1m 50s) | Courtesy of the artist [12 October – 22 November 2015]
Antony Riddell, reading at The Dan O’Connell Hotel, 29 August 2015, (3m 39s) | Courtesy of the artist [3 September – 11 October 2015]
William Mackrell (GBR), Deux Chevaux, 2011, (6m 48s) | Courtesy of the artist [20 July – 3 September 2015]
Tromarama (IND), The Charade, 2014, (3m 54s) | Courtesy of the artist [26 May – 20 July 2015]
Gabrielle Leah New, States of Being, 2014 (3m 51s) | Courtesy of the artist [21 April – 26 May 2015]
Matthew Harris, Lassie, 2013 (1m 57s) | Courtesy of the artist [2 March – 21 April 2015]
Genevieve Pikó, Does She Know, 2014 (1m 50s) | Courtesy of the artist [6 January – 1 March 2015]
Zoe Scoglio, Resonant Ruins, 2014 (3m 49s) | Courtesy of the artist [25 November 2014 – 5 January 2015]
Kawita Vatanajyankur, Soaked, 2013 | Courtesy of the artist [6 October – 24 November 2014]
Inez de Vega, Dying Not to Be, 2013, (8m 20s) | Courtesy of the artist [17 August – 6 October 2014]
Tania Smith, Untitled (Refrain), 2013, (1m 10s silent) | Courtesy of the artist [9 July – 16 August 2014]
Dylan Hammond, There are difficulties involved in maintaining a healthy constitution, HD video, 2013, (10m 58s) | Courtesy of the artist [15 May – 5 July 2014]
Jessie Scott, The Coburg Plan, Video (from original 35mm slides), 2014, (4m 26s) | Courtesy of the artist [31 March – 14 May 2014]
Boe-Lin Bastian, Jellies. Coupling Series 2010, HD Video, (4m 13s) | Courtesy of the artist [29 January – 31 March 2014]