Location: Nelson-Atkins Building, Atkins Auditorium
FREE; tickets required
Spring 2013 is a celebration of twenty years of Electromediascope, an international survey of contemporary film, video, performance and new media art. This is also the final Electromediascope program and will feature recent works in different media from among the 350 artists of 53 different countries and nationalities of origin that have been presented in at the Nelson-Atkins between 1993 and 2013.
Composer, musician and sound artist Laetitia Sonami will present Sheepwoman, a collaborative live cinema and sound performance constructed real time on stage with visual artist SUE-C. Sonami will also perform Tunnel of Love, a world premiere sound installation by Paul DeMarinis and her own electronic sound work and world premiere, Birds without Feet cannot Land.
Before Tomorrow is a work by Marie-Hélène Cousineau in collaboration with Madeline Ivalu and Susan Avingaq about the survival of a 19th-century Inuit grandmother and her grandson, after a strange illness sweeps through the camp.
A selection of works will be presented by artists Peggy Ahwesh, Jem Cohen and Luc Sante, Jesper Just, William Kentridge, Les LeVeque, Guy Maddin, Robin Rhode, and Anri Sala.
Image: Courtesy of Sheepwoman.