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Exhibition: Sep 10-18th, 2010

July 21, 2010 by admin  
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TRAVERSING ELECTRONIC NARRATIVES

September 10-18th 2010
W2 Storyeum
151 Cordova St, Vancouevr BC
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Opening: September 10th at 8 PM
Hours: 12 – 7  (Daily)  (FREE by Donation)

NFF TEN: ‘Traversing Electronic Narratives’ focuses on the diversity and ingenuity of the media arts scene in Vancouver, and how it speaks to the greater world of art today.  Strictly working with locally based artists in Vancouver, the exhibition tells a narrative involving video, sound, sensors, mobility, location, interactivity, participation, diversity and history.  Looking at work developed in Vancouver over the past 10 years, the exhibition speaks to both the development of the media arts scene in Vancouver over that period of time as well as how this relates to the greater history of the city during this period.  Themes of change, location, surveillance, exploration, myth, travel and meditation take us from direct documentation and stories about the land where the exhibition takes place, to journeys of physics far beyond the confines of the exhibition.  At its core Traversing Electronic Narratives is a story of growth, experimentation and the multiplicity of artistic experiences that play a role in media arts today.

Curated by Malcolm Levy

Malcolm is a curator, artist and filmmaker living in Vancouver, BC.  Malcolm was the Curator of CODE Live at the 2010 Winter Olympics.   Past curatorial, film and video installation works have been presented in India (Sarai), Australia (Next Wave), China (INIAF), Germany (Club Transmediale) and Canada (FCMM, VIDFEST, CBC 120 Seconds).  Malcolm was the co-founder of the New Forms Festival in 1999, and served as the Artistic Director for many years.  Full length documentary projects include ‘Shambhala’ (2001-2008) and ‘Walking on Glass’ (2006-2009, currently in post-production.  Malcolm is currently working on the building and programming the Media Lab for the grunt gallery and working on his Masters in Media Studies at the New School in New York.  His artwork is represented by Grace Gallery in Vancouver.

Artists:

Alex Beim (Block)
Beat Nation (Curated by Tania Willard and Skeena Reece)
Celia King and Joel Snowden: A440Hz
Jim Bizzocchi
Khan Lee
Matt Smith
NeoGrafik
Olo J Milkman
Paul Wong
Salazar
Sarah Shamash
Storybox (Curated by W2 and Urban Ink)
Frederick Brummer/Rupinder Sidhu: AudioBox
Cease Wyss/Shawn Chappelle: Resistance for Existence
Su-an Ng/Sepideh Saii: Myth in Magic
Justin Sekiguchi/Lenke Sifko: Mother Tongue
Krista Lomax/Sammy Chien: ShadowBox
Times Neue Roman: Mobile SWARM featuring Times Neue Roman
Vancouver Design Nerds and eatArt: Gramorail

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