Catalyst: Art, Cinema & Code

60 minutes

This panel considers how contemporary artists are using code as a cinematic medium, from social media applications to interactive documentaries and immersive installations.

May 31, 2014
SIFF Film Center Festival  
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Examples of recent work by artists such as John Gerrard, Doug Aitken, James George, Harun Farocki and James Coupe will be previewed and discussed.

Panelists: Julia Fryett (Aktionsart), Rick Barazza (Microsoft), Joshua Noble (designer and programmer),  James Coupe (UW DXARTS) 

Organized in collaboration with Black Box

Image: "Infinite Freedom Exercise (near Abadan, Iran)", by John Gerrard, 2013. Projected on an LED wall at the Manchester International Festival, the work portrays a contemporary Iranian landscape remade as a virtual world seen in real-time, 24-hours a day.

Running Time: 60 minutes