1. Expanded Cinema: Live video/music performance

Angie Eng is a multimedia artist who works in video, installation and time-based performance since 1994. Starting out in New York working with tube cameras, wireless macro cameras, The Fairlight, cheap video mixers and  analogue cinema tricks with puppetry, Eng is best known for her live video performances.  She lives/works between Paris and New York City. 



New York Electronic Art Festival

New York Electronic Art Festival
Closing performance
Angie Eng’s Liminal- a Multimedia Concert

Sun, Oct 9th, 2011 at 8pm
509 Atlantic Ave at 3rd Ave, Brooklyn, 11217 (917) 267-0363  

The New York Electronic Art Festival closes October 9th at Roulette with Liminal, a multimedia concert that revives the cinepoem by combining traditional and contemporary electronic instruments directed by multimedia artist, Angie Eng. Joining her are:  video artist and long time supporter of experimental video and music, Nancy Meli Walker, percussionist and electronics, Satoshi Takeishi, cellist and electronics, Audrey Chen and pianist, Shoko Nagai. Liminal is a series of live video/music pieces based upon the liminal phase of rituals. Symbols borrowed from Kabbalah magic, cult horror films, as well as footage she shot while spending time with primitive tribes are weaved into her moving images.

Following is a performance, EIGENSPACE by Mari Kimuara for Augmented Violin and Interactive Graphics (Tomoyuki Kato)

Eng will introduce her new instrument the VideoBass invented by swiss engineer/artist Michael Egger. The VideoBass is an unique hardware/software-combination for controlling live-visuals. An artist talk with the director and VideoBass inventor will take place the following day at Harvestworks, October 10th at 7pm.

Liminal is made with the support  of:  Experimental TV Center Finishing Funds, mediaThe foundation inc., Anyma and the Mac Dowell Colony for the Arts, Foundation for Contemporary Arts

About the festival
Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center announces the 2011 New York Electronic Art Festival on Governors Island in collaboration with River to River Festival, Trinity Wall Street, the Governors Island National Monument, Roulette and other partners. The festival is a summer series of concerts, workshops, and exhibitions centered on the cutting-edge work being done at the intersection of art and technology.

Harvestworks’ New York Electronic Art Festival presents innovative work made with the most advanced technology that is rapidly altering the conditions of our lives. The festival will focus on the way that technology can alter, expand and exhilarate our perceptions through the creative energies of the artist.
Produced by Harvestworks in partnership with the River to River Festival, Trinity Wall Street, Governors Island National Monument, and Roulette with funds provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, mediaThefoundation, the Jerome Foundation, Meet The Composer Cary New Music Performance Fund, the Edwards Foundation Art Fund, the Experimental TV Center Presentation Funds, the David Bermant Foundation, California Nanosystems Institute and the Institute for Electronic Art at Alfred University.
Corporate sponsorship is provided by Tekserve, New York's Largest Independent Apple Store and Service Facility, Cycling74, US Optoma and Native Instruments.

About Roulette

Roulette is a major New York City venue for contemporary music and intermedia art, internationally recognized for the presentation and promotion of experimental contemporary music, an incubator for young talent and a laboratory where new ideas and new technologies are examined, appraised and developed. It is also an artists’ resource center, offering cheap rehearsal space, high quality recording facilities, information and commissions. They recently relocated to Brooklyn with their  grand opening in September 2011.