onedotzero_adventures in motion digital film festival :: April 17 – 19, 2009 :: EMPAC, The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media & Performing Arts Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY.
A captivating weekend packed with visionary new motion graphic video and live cinematic work that spans the range of moving image creative practice, from industry to art gallery. The weekend kicks off with a moving audiovisual performance by Scanner (aka Robin Rimbaud) and Olga Mink and a reception with lush live video and music by EMPAC luminaries skfl and jenkins. Over three days from the mezzanine to the studios, from the Theater to the Café, EMPAC spaces will flicker and pulse with sound and vision courtesy of the internationally revered onedotzero digital film festival.
On Saturday night local musician and multimedia artist Jesse Stiles presents a new live score for and within Quayola’s brilliant video installation viewed on a massive screen suspended on the ceiling. Quayola will then follow with his own performance, Path to Abstraction a live synesthetic audiovisual event.
All-day screenings feature compilations of short form videos that represent the latest innovative work in moving image including music videos, character animation, experimental digital shorts and motion graphic design.
Extraordinary installations by Troika and Quayola will be installed in the EMPAC studios and mezzanine, which also includes a lounge and café.