Exhibition Extended until 3 Sept.
Pah Homestead, Auckland
Gibson / Martelli with Carol Brown and Russell Scoones
Movement and landscape in flux, five figures cut between times and places.
Read More Collaging and overlaying environments, the interior of a motion capture studio and the raw physical landscapes of Central Otago, they inhabit an uneven terrain, negotiated through increasingly perplexed movements and sensory explorations. The consolations of landscape dissolve as fractures and junctures open between the memory and affect of different atmospheres, altering their transit. In this new cartography that is here and everywhere, they take on the rhythm of an altered place. Landscape and nature press hard upon their bodies and its touch continues to be felt as they navigate the sealed, air conditioned, environment of the lab. Tracked in all dimensions, they are trackers, agents of travel to unknown and ungraspable places.
Exploring the persistent urge to be attached to places and have profound ties with them in an era of virtual travel, We Are Here And We Are Everywhere At Once is a moving image installation created by an international collaboration. Russell Scoones (NZ) creates compositions sourced from sound harvested in physical environments. Carol Brown (NZ) specialises in the creation of collaborative choreographic events. Ruth Gibson and Bruno Martelli (UK) playfully address the position of the self in relation to technology, examining ideas of player, performer and visitor, intertwining familiar tropes of video games and art traditions of figure & landscape.
The Pah Homestead
TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre
72 Hillsborough Rd,
General Opening Times
Open Tuesday to Friday from 10am TO 3pm,
Saturday & Sunday from 8am to 5pm.
CLOSED EVERY MONDAY INCLUDING PUBLIC HOLIDAYS.
09 639 2010
• Nic Fay – Drone Operator
• Javier Estevez – Motion Capture Supervisor, AUT
• Gregory Bennett – Senior Lecturer, AUT
• Zane Egginton – ELAM, at UOA
• Norma Lehto – 3 x 3 Designs Ltd
• Harry Silver – CoLab
• Peter Hillier – AUT
• Auckland University of Technology
• University of Auckland, Creative Arts Industries Faculty
• Centre for Dance Research, Coventry University