Not Sent Letters & Guests @ VIVO Media Arts Centre

Friday Evening, January 11, 2013 Not Sent Letters Set Interdisciplinary Contributions
interdisciplinary works by Marina Roy

Hayley Lauren & Filip Gorecki
digital short films by

Neal Rockwell

Sebnem Ozpeta

Graham Meisner

Not Sent Letters Set by

Jeremy Todd w/ live music scoring by Zuzia Juszkiewicz for letters selected & read from the project archive by Rina Liddle, Pietro Sammarco & Rachel E. Baumann

JEREMY TODD presents a new NOT SENT LETTERS SET featuring projections, live music scoring by ZUZIA JUSZKIEWICZ and letters selected and read from the project archive by RINA LIDDLE, PIETRO SAMMARCO & RACHEL E. BAUMANN:

MARINA ROY, a Vancouver-based artist, writer and visual arts instructor, presents an audio-visual lecture about animation, the uncanny capacity of inert things to “look back,” and how this relates to animism as belief system, and the idea of “vibrant matter.” This last term is from Jane Bennett, who writes about how seemingly inert and inanimate matter has agential power and potential, pointing to a political-ecological ethos of which art can be an extension. HAYLEY LAUREN & FILIP GORECKI debut Dancing Blue: vocal poetry and synthesizer, earthquakes and tsunami diamonds, the upheaval of roads beneath inner combat, landscapes of naked truth, the love within hatred, ghosts of heavy water, the clearing after devastation. All ruins build as the coral reef relaxes.
Hosted By Digital Short Films
       
VIVO Media Arts Centre

1965 Main Street

Vancouver, BC, Canada

 

Special thanks to GRAHAM MEISNER for the digital video documentation and SEBNEM OZPETA for arranging VIVO hosting.

GRAHAM MEISNER, a Vancouver-based electronic music composer and videographer, debuts Artist Statement 4, a satirical piece dealing with the balance between art and the specialized jargon used to describe or contextualize it. Artist Statement 4 poses the question: What has more value, the theoretical statement or the art itself? SEBNEM OZPETA, a Vancouver-based visual artist and videographer/editor, debuts a work utilizing extensive footage shot in her home country of Turkey. The work gives form to experiences of difference in being here and there, and to listening for one’s inner voice through the city. NEAL ROCKWELL, a film-maker, photographer and writer living in Montreal, debuts Hosts of the Dead, a New York City shot digital film blending elements of absurdist theater and stylistic traditions within documentary photography. The work explores biology, life, hope and hopelessness within capitalist relations, other elements of contemporary society, and the mute power of transitory instances.
 The Evening In Pictures:


Not Sent Letters set in progress w/ Rina Liddle reading To Twitter Silence and Zuzia Juszkiewicz on fiddle. Filip Gorecki & Haley Lauren perform Dancing Blue Marina Roy presents. A short digital film in progress.
Not Sent Letters set in progress w/ Rachel E. Baumann reading To Your Absence and Zuzia Juszkiewicz onfiddle. Filip Gorecki & Haley Lauren perform Dancing Blue. Not Sent Letters set in progress w/ Pietro Sammarco reading To The Oldest Tree In Europe and Zuzia Juszkiewicz on fiddle. Marina Roy presents.
A short film in progress . Not Sent Letters set in progress w/ Rina Liddle reading To Twitter Silence and Zuzia Juszkiewicz on fiddle. Marina Roy presents. Not Sent Letters set in progress w/ Pietro Sammarco reading To The Oldest Tree In Europe (first letter).
Filip Gorecki & Haley Lauren perform Dancing Blue. Not Sent Letters set in progress w/ Rachel E. Baumann reading To Your Absence and Zuzia Juszkiewicz on fiddle. Rina Liddle & Filip Gorecki set up. Filip Gorecki & Haley Lauren perform Dancing Blue.