Video Performance -- Immersions -- Lowell MA 02.24.07

From: Emile Tobenfeld (a.k.a Dr. T) (email suppressed)
Date: Sun Feb 18 2007 - 14:30:55 PST

Hi folks,

The first Immersions event of 2007 will occur on Saturday, February
24 at 8:30 PM. at
119 Gallery, 119 Chelmsford St, Lowell
978 452 8138

The ensemble for this performance is
Doctor T -- Video Mixing
Dean Stiglitz -- Electro Flute
Ramona Herboldsheimer - Hammered Dulcimer
Bob McCloskey -- Reeds and percussion

Suggested donation is $5.

Preceding this event will be an artists reception and gallery talk as
described below I have;t seen this show yet, but, based on the
announcement, it should be quite worthwhile.

At 1:17 PM -0500 2/17/07, Mary Ann Kearns wrote:
>"Good Impressions Transformed"
>Prints by Vivian Pratt
>Jan 23- Mar. 17, 2007;
>Reception Saturday February 24th, 5-7pm; *Artists talk, 6 pm.
>Part of "Lowell Celebrates Printmaking"
>with the Boston Printmakers Biennial.
>Vivian Pratt has worked with computers for many years, and her
>knowledge of technology influences her work as an artist. She is
>accomplished in a variety of media including drawing, painting and
>sculpture, and frequently uses the computer to modify, print and
>combine her images with other media.
>The prints in "Good Impressions Transformed" began with photographs
>of dying flowers that were layered and altered on the computer. The
>resulting prints transformed the images of decay into something
>alive, attesting to abstract the beauty of nature.
>While working on the series Pratt captured different views, and
>using the computer to modify them, produced several transformations
>of the same object. Unable to choose a single image to best
>represent the subject, she made the most of her ability to use the
>computer to create multiple similar but different images.
>"The computer, unlike any other artistic medium has opened up a
>world of opportunity for the manipulation of the image. This allows
>me to not only transform the object into something alive, but to
>create several transformations of the image that play against each
>other, building a richness that is impossible in a single image."
>In keeping with the multi-media sensibilities of both the artist and
>the gallery, two videos are included in the show. Using her own body
>as the original canvas, Pratt projected the video onto herself,
>captured this video and modified it on the computer. In so doing, she
>created an abstract dance that draws parallels between nature and
>her own life.
>Vivian Pratt has an MFA from Massachusetts College of Art with a
>concentration in the Studio for Interrelated Media and is a
>Post-Baccalaureate graduate of the School of the Museum of Fine
>Arts, Boston, MA.

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		Emile Tobenfeld, Ph. D.
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