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Digital Art Live presents Rollercoaster

Tuesday, 3 July 2012 -
Friday, 24 August 2012

Mon - Fri 7.30am - 7.00pm

Aotea Centre


Age Restrictions

Digital Art Live is an interactive visual art space which invites you to interact with a screen to become a part of a living artwork. The exhibition is not complete until people physically activate the screen through movement.

With Rollerocaster, the audience’s faces become imprinted on the screen, they create their own ride by moving their body to determine the direction and speed of the car. The abstract graphics and the immersive sound enhance the experience of being on a rollercoaster, creating a truly visceral experience.

By taking this carnival experience out of context, Rollercoaster invites the viewer to reflect on the nature of the experience itself. This experience is akin to video games and one step removed from the traditional theme park home of a rollercoaster ride.

Unguarded Intersection is a collaborative group who specialise in exploring new and innovative ways of presenting moving image through large-scale public installations.

Michael Brook has worked in the film and television industry for more than 25 years and is currently Executive Manager of Film Auckland. Fiona Milburn is a director and producer who specialises in visual effects, transmedia and technology-based content for emerging platforms. Kim Fogelberg has been driving Discreet Logic products for many years and freelances throughout Australasia. Mark Schafer is an internationally recognised visual effects creator and pioneer in motion capture for video games and feature films. Simon Fisher Turner is an internationally renowned composer who has worked in film and contemporary dance since his debut commission for Derek Jarman’s Caravaggio. www.unguardedintersection.net

Exhibition Opening
Thursday 5 July 5.30pm - 7.00pm with Happy Hour drinks

Viewing Hours
Mon - Fri 7.30am - 7.00pm
Digital Art Live will remain open late and during weekends if there is a show in the Aotea Centre.

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