The New Projectionists: VJing, AV Performance and Post-cinematic Projection

The New Projectionists: VJing, AV Performance and Post-cinematic Projection

Events
February, 24th 2018, 12:00 am | February, 25th 2018, 12:00 am
February 24 - 25, 2018

Centrala, Birmingham United Kingdom, Birmingham, United Kingdom

A day of panel talks and performances about VJing, live cinema and audio-visual performance. This symposium will bring together academics, artists and VJs to discuss the role of projection in their work, and the current state of AV performance in the UK. A number of thematically focussed panel talks will take place in Centrala, Birmingham on Saturday 24th February, followed by an evening of AV performances from 7pm – 10pm, and ending with a VJ Jam until late. Running in parallel in a second venue (Vivid Projects), there will be a number of projection-based installations and workshops. This event is a collaboration between The Projection Project, and AHRC funded research project based at the University of Warwick, and Lighttouch Festival.

Confirmed speakers/artists include: Rod Maclachlan, Guy Edmonds, Chris Allen (Light Surgeons), Ian Francis (Flatpack Film Festival), Sean Clarke (Test Card Manchester), Rebecca Smith (Urbanprojections), Miri Kat, Antonio Roberts, Toby Harris (*spark), Dan Shay, Richard Wallace, Blanca Regina.

Come along to Vivid Projects on the evening of Fri Feb 23 for a warm-up party with loud music and VJs.