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 …

Isaac Julien – Playtime

One of the most technically challenging productions that Isaac has undertaken; Playtime is an installation of three works at Metro Pictures, New York. ArtAV helped as technology consultants for over 18 months to ensure Isaac’s ‘Hyperrealistic’ vision was perfectly executed. The work was shot almost entirely at 5k resolution on the Red Epic camera system. The films were conformed and …

Garsington Opera 2013

For the second year running ArtAV visited Garsington Opera at Wormsley to film another of their incredible productions, this year Hänsel und Gretel. Every year in June and July this temporary custom built, one of a kind building comes to life with the sound of opera. One performance, as part of the SO Festival in Skegness is shown Live on …

Isaac Julien’s Kino Der Kunst festival Munich April 2013

KINO DER KUNST presented a comprehensive retrospective with feature films, multi-channel works and full-length documentaries. Isaac Jullien showed Fantôme Creole at the Goetz collection and Western Union Small Boats at the Brandhorst Museum. Other works Young Soul Rebels, 1991, the docu-fiction Frantz Fanon, White Mask Black Skin, 1996, the short films The Attendant, 1993,Three, 1999 and Baltimore, 2003, were shown in different venues across …

Impulsive Synchronisation

ArtAV were approached by Aura Satz to design and build a scrolling screen made from five specially commissioned pianola rolls from Antheil’s ‘Ballet Mecanique’. This was to be shown at the Hayward Gallery in London. Initially in the R & D stage five individual rolls were fixed side by side onto a clear membrane, but for the final install the rolls …

Nam June Paik – Transmitted Live @ the Talbot Rice Gallery

Performance artist, composer, video artist and visionary: Nam Jane Paik (1932-2006) was one of the most influential and pioneering video artists of his time. ArtAV have had the pleasure of working with the Nam June Paik Foundation at the Talbot Rice Gallery in Edinburgh installing over 14 of his works, ranging from projections to CRT monitors all provided by ourselves. …

Wilsons at Whitworth

The Whitworth Gallery have recently opened an exhibition of works from long time ArtAV clients Jane and Louise Wilson. The acclaimed British artists used the exhibition to premier their new film Toxic Camera (2012); as well as exhibiting Face Scripting, What Did The Building See? (2011)  among other physical works and photographs. Both films were shown in custom gauze boxes, a typical Wilson’s trademark. ArtAV have been involved in …

Gillian Wearing’s biggest show since 2000

Gillian Wearing Whitechapel Gallery London , K20 Dusseldorf and Brandhorst Munich. This survey show was produced by Whitechapel Gallery and K20 in Dusseldorf and ArtAV were asked to provide the equipment and installation crew for both venues. Much of Gillian’s older works had to  be encoded to file from the original analog masters and then transcoded by ArtAV for use …

ArtAV bring Mars to Whitley Bay

ArtAV have just installed Mariner 9 by Kelly Richardson in Whitley Bay’s historic Spanish City Dome. Using three Barco HD8 projectors, three BlackMagic players and ArtAV’s own synchroniser to present this 12m wide panoramic view of a Martian landscape set hundreds of years into the future. Coinciding with the landing of NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory aka “Curiosity” on the planet at the …

Kelly Richardson

Kelly Richardson, originally from Canada and now based in Newcastle is part of a new generation of digital artists using technology to create hyper-real landscapes. She produces incredibly beautiful layered video works that combine video, 3D and CGI. Kelly currently has a survey show that is touring the UK and US. It kicked off at the NGCA Sunderland, for which ArtAV …