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PIXILERATIONS

New Media Festival @ FirstWorks

PIXILERATIONS is a new media festival in Providence, Rhode Island (USA) that investigates the state of new media arts through installations, performances and film/video screenings. For nine years it has taken place as part of the larger FirstWorks Festival, a multidimensional performing arts festival in Providence. One of the foremost venues for new media artwork in New England, Pixilerations is produced by FirstWorks in collaboration with the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Brown University, and the City of Providence's Department of Art, Culture + Tourism.

2012 highlights


PIXILERATIONS [v.9] opened on Thursday, October 11th, 2012 with groundbreaking multimedia installations, performances and film/video screenings which investigate the state of new media arts. In its ninth year, PIXILERATIONS [v.9] featured cutting-edge artists from Taiwan and leading digital media artists working in Southern New England in a rare opportunity to view artwork that incorporates technology, interactive games, robotics, and virtual environments. Pixilerations is produced by FirstWorks through a long-standing collaboration with the Rhode Island School of Design: Center for Student Involvement and Digital Media (D+M) Department and with Brown University: MEME (Multimedia & Electronic Music Experiments) program, Visual Arts Department and Creative Arts Council.



PIXILERATIONS [v.9] SCHEDULE:

EXHIBITIONS[view full program]
October 11 - October 21
Sol Koffler Gallery @ RISD
169 Weybosset St. Providence
& Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Cohen Gallery @ Brown University
154 Angell St. Providence

with GUEST ARTISTS:
Jie-Lin Zhuang & Zih-Jing Wei and Chung-Kun Wang

presenting Archetype and Kong.Qi

Pixilerations guest artists from Taipei, TAIWAN present two innovative multimedia art installations that invite the viewer to participate through touch, sight and sound.


Exhibition Opening Receptions: Thursday, October 11, from 6-8pm
at Sol Koffler Gallery (RISD) and Cohen Gallery (Brown)

Post-opening gathering at The Salon (with DJ from 9pm on)
57 Eddy St. Providence



CONCERT PERFORMANCES[view full program]
Friday, Oct. 12 & Saturday, Oct. 13, 8pm
Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Martinos Auditorium @ Brown University
154 Angell St. Providence

with GUEST ARTIST MIWA MATREYEK
Myth & Infrastructure and Dream of Lucid Living

Dive into the glorious visions of Miwa Matreyek. Using animation, projections and her own moving shadow, Miwa Matreyek performs a gorgeous, meditative piece about inner and outer discovery. Matreyek creates performances where real shapes and virtual images trade places. An internationally recognized multi-media artist based in Los Angeles, Matreyek was featured at TEDGlobal in 2010 and creates animated short films as well as live works that integrate animation, live performance, and video installation.

"She seamlessly combines the would-be-separate mediums of performance art, animation, sculpture and music to create a simultaneously whimsical and intricate experience." - FineArtsLA.com


VIDEO SCREENINGS[view full program]
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 9pm
Cable Car Cinema & Café
204 South Main St. Providence

ARTIST TALKS
Miwa Matreyek's Glorious Visions
Screening & Talk: Wednesday, Oct. 10, 7pm
Michael P. Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center, Rhode Island School of Design
20 North Main St. Providence

Jie-Lin Zhuang, Zih-Jing Wei and Chung-Kun Wang
Group Artists' Talk: Thursday, Oct. 11, 4pm
Cohen Gallery, Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Brown University
154 Angell St. Providence

Pixilerations [v.9] Sponsors MEME, Digital+Media, Brown CAC, RISD CSI, Taipei Cultural Center of TECO in New York, Brown Visual Arts, Providence College and The Salon Providence

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Contact - pixilerations [at] first-works [dot] org

Pixilerations website - www.pixilerations.org

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