Monday, October 29th, Arts Grants ShowCase and Auksalaq Telematic Opera

On Monday, the Roberston Media Center Viz-Lounge will host the 4-VA Arts Grants Showcase that includes the Auksalaq Telematic Opera. Sponsored by the VP/CIO and Vice Provost for the Arts, award recipients Karen Van Lengen, Asa Eslocker, Kim Brooks Mata, and Matthew Burtner incorporate advanced media technologies and art to explore human connections across time and space. Presentations start at 2:30pm.

Date: Monday, October 29th, 2012
  Robertson Media Center Viz-Lounge, 3rd Floor Clemons Library, University of Virginia
Time: 2:3opm – Site Sounds, by Karen Van Lengen
Time: 3:05pm -  Rapture Sculpture / Design to Destroy: Performative Kinetic Landscape Art by Asa Eslocker
Time: 3:40 – An Explorations of Perspective, Proximity, and Presence through Dance, Video, and Collaborative Technology by Kim Brooks Mata
Intermission with refreshments
Time: 5pm – Auksalaq: A Telematic Opera by Matthew Burtner

4-VA Arts Grants ShowCase
In the Spring, the VP/CIO and the Vice Provost for the Arts jointly issued a Call for Proposals for the 4-VA Arts Grants Program, an opportunity for those working in the arts, architecture, and other creative disciplines to explore the potential of collaboration technologies for their work. That exploration could involve technology as the subject of the work, as a tool or medium, or both.  On Monday, the award recipients will present their works in progress.

To learn more about the presenters and their projects, please visit UVA 4-VA Arts Grants ShowCase.

The Show will close with the Auksalaq Telematic Opera. Professor Matthew Burtner, Music Department, is an Alaskan composer, sound artist and technologist specializing in concert music, eco-acoustics and interactive multimedia.  For more information about the Telematic Opera, please visit the Auksalaq site.


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