Isaac Julien – Ten Thousand Waves – Shanghai

Internationally renowned film-maker and video artist Isaac Julien’s work TEN THOUSAND WAVES, was displayed at the ShangArt Gallery as part of the Shanghai Expo. The work weaves together stories linking China’s ancient past and present, exploring what motivates people to make often perilous movements to seek new opportunities in a global society. To show Isaac’s work in its full beauty, …

ArtAV brings Energy to AV Festival 2010

AV Festival is a leading international Festival of contemporary art, music and film. A biennial event, the Festival is thematically curated to engage audiences with current ideas across art, society and technology. The theme of the festival was Energy, this years exhibitions included work from Aura Satz, Rhodri Davies, Charlemagne Palestine, Artificiel and Will Scrimshaw. Performances included Iain Forsyth and …

Moving Media for Wayne McGregor’s Dyad 1909

ArtAV has supplied a state of the art media server for Wayne McGregor’s ‘Dyad 1909’. The system is based on Qlab software running on a super fast SSD fuelled MacPro. Running custom plugins developed in-house, the system perfectly synchronises three screens of video with multiple tracks of studio quality audio. Here’s some info behind the performance…  Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev (1872-1929) …

ArtAV instrumental in New Philharmonia Orchestra Project

For the first time ever, members of the public can experience the excitement of performing ‘inside’ one of the world’s great orchestras thanks to a new installation that open at the Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf on London’s South Bank. Set over 4 stories,  the atmospheric warehouse space of Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf hosts Re-Rite:Be the Orchestra which presents different sections of …

Jane & Louise Wilson’s monolith arrives

ArtAV recently completed the installation of ‘Unfolding the Aryan Papers’ at Edinburgh’s Talbot Rice Gallery. Jane & Louise Wilson’s latest sculptural work (first shown at the BFI) which for the first time featured a free-standing gauze structure. Unfolding the Aryan Papers is as much about a film that never happened as it is a portrait of the chosen lead actress …