Saturday, November 7, 2009

Totally Flaming-Play With Fire Video & Interactive Art Festival, Today!

Brace yourself for an explosion of visuals and video art at the Play With Fire art festival that opens today.

Celebrating the breadth and depth of video possibilities through art. A plethora of live video editors, electronic and interactive artists, video and installation artists who use the moving image outside the "box" will be showing their work.

Date: Saturday, November 7th - Saturday, November 21st
Time: Saturday 4:00pm - 8:00pm & Sunday 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: 1717 Troutman St., Brooklyn NY
Floor 2
Take the L Train to Jefferson
Cost: Free

For two weeks and in two different locations the festival hosts an array of projects. Projects include, Katja Loher's video planets, a 3⁄4 ton 'ice-stallation' by Raphael DiLuzio, a demonstration by Berlin based Modul8 software representative and performer, Ilan Katin and a night of performance featuring video artist and collaborator, Alison Childs, the Spanish AV (Audio/Video) perfomer, *RafaĆ«l*."

Plus the show boasts works by two of my favorite ITP alum, Gabe Barcia-Colombo & Jeremy Rotsztain!

This weekend is the opening reception, but the festival also includes live performances, demos, workshops and panel discussions over the next two weeks. Full schedule and info can be found here.

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