Friday, April 26, 2013

The 40 Part Motet by Janet Cardiff

Janet Cardiff's 40 Part Motet is currently on exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario. The sound sculpture features Thomas Tallis' Spem in Alium played back through 40 speakers with each speaker capturing a separately-recorded voice. The experience is especially profound when wandering around Moore's monumental sculptures.

Here's my one minute iPhone video:

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Summer Solstice, 11 pm, Jordaan at the Images Festival

My short film Summer Solstice, 11 pm, Jordaan is an official selection at the Images Festival this year.

Summer Solstice, 11 pm, Jordaan By Albert Wisco

"A fleeting twilight meditation on space, temporality and urban transportation," as described in the Images Festival program, Summer Solstice, 11 pm, Jordaan  celebrates its International Premier at the Toronto-based festival.

The Images Festival showcases experimental and avant-garde works by internationally renowned artists. My film screens on Saturday, April 13 at 10:30 pm at the Art Gallery of Ontario's Jackman Hall. It's part of the mmNemonic DVices program curated by Nick Benidt, Julian Carrington and Blake Williams.