Kunsthalle Mannheim / Kunsthalle On the Move

Peter Burr, Alone with the Moon, video installation - Monday, June 19, 2017, 7.30 p.m., Cinema Quadrat, Mannheim
// As part of the virtual-reality projection, the audience will receive information via their cell phones. The visual effect will be enhanced by modified 3D masks.

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For his video installation Alone with the Moon, Peter Burr will stage three parallel projections in the auditorium of Cinema Quadrat. Each screen will display different signals from a central playback source. Three films will be adapted for the tri-channel projection: GREEN | RED, PATTERN LANGUAGE, and THE MESS. In addition, the audience will receive extra information via their cell phones. In order to enhance the visual effect, 3D masks (Google headsets) that have been modified by the artist will be distributed. The specially-created artistic glasses will be available for purchase after the show.
Peter Burr works with digital animation and so-called “patterns” in his videos. These patterns create high-contrast lighting effects and are accentuated by psychedelic electronic music.
Peter Burr (b. 1980, lives in Brooklyn, New York)
Peter Burr is an American media artist specializing in digital animation. His video installations have been presented at international exhibitions including MoMA PS1, New York; Le Centre Pompidou, Paris; and the Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid. His most recent works explore visual labyrinths and video game aesthetics. In 2006, he founded the label Cartune Xprez for experimental video animation, which has already produced several releases, and staged international tours in the United States and Europe. Peter Burr also works under the alias Hooliganship.

Location:
Cinema Quadrat Mannheim
Monday, June 19, 2017
7.30 p.m.: introduction by Peter Bär (Cinema Quadrat)
Collini-Straße 1
68161 Mannheim
www.cinema-quadrat.de

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