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Motion Graphics Festival : Chicago Match^

Posted on | September 23, 2010 | No Comments


Thursday 16 September :: 7-10pm
at the Chicago Cultural Center, 77 E. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601-7503 (map)

In an over-zealous attempt to combine motion, sound and code-based art, MGFest has concocted a new approach to organizing live A/V performances. Come, sit back and enjoy yourself while 7 diverse acts perform custom collaborated audio-visual shows.

…1 week prior to the main event, MGFest invites 14 genre specific artist groups to speed-meet each other and vote on who they will collaborate with. Each music group is paired with a visual act and are given 7 days to create their 20 minute audio-visual show to be performed at MATCH^. By pre-connecting artists and providing them a week-long creation timeline, MATCH^ ignites a performance explosion of greater synesthesia by reciprocating multiple cognitive waves of creative harmony – between curator and performer, between audience and spectacle, between music and motion. We invite your eyes and ears to come dance together!

Now featuring an additional performance group!

AND the MATCH’s being showcased:

// Audio + Video ))
Quadratic + GravityMax
Phylum Sinter + Galina Shevchenko
Searchl1te + Merkaba Visuals
Lokua + Glen Stephani
Carla Starla + Midwest Visuals
Eric Lester + Edyta Stepien
MANG + Light on Lines
Polyfuse + Alibi Visuals

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