June 8, 2012
Main Space Event
A/V is audio-visual. Music and video, media composition at once music AND video: visualmusic. Clips are cut together to create a synesthetic experience, where picture matches sound cut for cut, beat for beat, a semi-Gesamtkunstwerk (“total work of art”) for the YouTube generation. While this style of media work is prominent genre in Europe, here in Toronto this is a rare experience.
VIDEODROME evolves out of the Cronenberg concept of high intensity sex and death video signal used to bio-electrically mutate viewers, this VIDEODROME morphs the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art into a rave in the eye inside a TV screen.
BYOB (Bring Your Own Beamer) is a series of one-night-exhibitions hosting artists and their projectors initiated by Rafael Rozendaal
Screenings by: Crazy Gnome/ Ocusonic/ lttlbrd/ Contort and Hip.p/ TalixZen/ Fuctaculon/ Video Samurai/ Kyle Duffield & Daniele Hopkins/ bossFYTE/ dAeve Fellows/ Istvan Kantor
Installations by: The Whore Church/ Kyle Duffield/ Marisa Hoicka/ VJ Jerrem Lynch
BYOB: Bring Your Own Beamer featuring works by: Jeremy Bailey & Natasha Bailey/ Philippe Blanchard/ Ben Bruneau/ Josh Cleminson/ Tara Downs/ Mark Dudiak/ Leanne Eisen/ Mike Goldby/ David Hanes/ Jason Harvey/ Lili Huston-Herterich/ Jillian Kay Ross & Brianna Lowe/ Mrghosty/ Tibi Tibi Neuspiel/ Evan Paschke & Dylan K. H. Thomas/ Mark Pellegrino/ Aamna Muzaffar/ Peter Rahul/ Alex Snukal/ Kaitlin Till-Landry & Sybil/ Brad Tinmouth
VIDEODROME is presented by the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art and organized by Jubal Brown in co-operation with dropFRAME Video and Apocalypse Tomorrow.
Friday June 8, 7 – 1 am