Gymnasium Gallery – Gemma Burditt – The Art of Milk – March 2017

March took us to Berwick-upon-Tweed to install, animator and filmmaker, Gemma Burditt’s The Art of Milk at The Gymnasium Gallery. Gemma spent 6 months as an artist in residence while doing her research, through the Northumbrian dairy association. This piece focuses on the life of dairy farmers and the practical and economic challenges they face on a day to day …

God, I Feel So Bad! – Ragnar Kjartansson – Reykjavik Art Museum – June 2017

In june 2017 we shipped 7 large crates full of equipment to Iceland to install award winning performance artist Ragnar Kjartansson’s latest exhibition ‘God, I Feel So Bad’, in his hometown of Reykjavik. Due to this being his first exhibition in Iceland, selected works dating from 2004 to the present have been chosen, to take over the whole of the …

Offshore 2017 – Ferens Gallery & The Maritime Museum – April 2017

Curated by Invisible Dust, Hull’s Ferens Gallery and Maritime museum are hosting a huge exhibition from March until August this year. Offshore 2017 is an exhibition exploring sea-related themes, including monster myths, local fishing communities, Hull’s role as a maritime city and the implications of climate change, Offshore includes ambitious new art commissions that relate to the museums’ collections. Artists …

The Barbican: The Royal Ballet – Les Enfants Terrible – January 2017

A great start to the new year! January took us to The Barbican Theatre with The Royal Ballet and their production of Les Enfants Terribles. We created a stand out feature of the production, a high resolution absolute tracking system for the impressive moving set, which combined with a pair of D3 media servers ensured that the video projections mapped …

Kelly Richardson & Love Nature – Closer to Nature – March 2017

An opportunity to once again work with, not only a great digital artist but also our friend, Kelly Richardson for her exhibition at the Shoreditch Gallery, London. Kelly was approached by Love Nature, a new online streaming service for nature documentaries, to create a ten screen 4K resolution art piece for their UK launch. The ‘Closer to Nature’ exhibition puts …

Enchanted Parks – Saltwell Park – December 2016

We entered a successful bid to be featured at NewcastleGateshead Initiative and Gateshead Council’s Enchanted Parks 2016, which gave ArtAV the opportunity to be the digital artists for a change. The theme, as it was the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, was A Midwinter’s Night’s Tale and contained 14 different installations across Saltwell Park. “Listen carefully and you will …

ArtAngel: Din Q. Lê – The Colony – August 2016

The Carroll / fletcher gallery, Art Angel and Dinh Q. Lê come together to show the brutal history of the guava trade. The Colony is a new film installation by Vietnamese artist and filmmaker Dinh Q. Lê. on the site of one of London’s earliest cinemas, Peckham’s Electric Theatre which opened in 1908. Lê’s films concentrate on the abandoned chincha …

Greenwich & Docklands Festival – Queenshouse – June 2016

Greenwich and Docklands festival started with an amazing show, which included digital projection, lights, pyrotechnics, music and dance. This specially commissioned event marked the 400th anniversary of The Queen’s House and the reopening this year. Projection mapping was provided by ArtAV utilising six 20,000 Lumen Christie projectors, that created a sensational backdrop, illuminating The Queen’s House with BAFTA award winning …

Janet Echelman – 1.8 London Lumiere

January saw us installing Janet Echelman’s brand new work ‘1.8 London’ over the top of Oxford Circus, London as part of Lumiere London. We were responsible for the projection mapping, lighting design, wifi infrastructure and creating an interactive web app that allowed visitors to influence the colour of the sculpture and then create rippling water and fire effects over it’s …