2009 Chicago Motion Graphics Screening
Friday, January 23rd, 6:30pm - 9pm
at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington Street, Chicago 60602
Claudia Cassidy Theater, Wheelchair accessible at 77 E. Randolph
With Special Announcement from the new Chicago ACM SIGGRAPH.
Original audio by "Secret Frequency", Chicago.
Special Thanks to 222 Films and Caton Volk.
Director/animators Syd Garon and Paul Griswold, recently co-directed a music video for the band NASA (North America South America). The song, titled Money, features Grammy, Oscar and Golden Globe winning singer/songwriter David Byrne and Chuck D, leader of the rap group Public Enemy. The music video features artwork by contemporary artist and designer Shepard Fairey, who recently gained national notoriety for his design of the Barack Obama “Hope” campaign poster.
Commissioned by Adidas for the "Gong Zhen - Sport in Art" touring exhibition for the 2008 Olympics, the "Sportive" video installation was first exhibited at the Museum of contemporary Art in Shanghai, before touring cities across China. Addictive TV performed it live at the launch of the Adidas "Art in Sport" exhibition at Shanghai's Museum of Contemporary Arts.
This video is track 8 off of the Ghosts album by Nine Inch Nails, and was developed for their YouTube video contest. Designed by visual music artist, Shawn Faherty, using the proprietary 3D software package Houdini.
Showcasing filmmakers who adore seconds, flourish in miniature, and consider a standard minute to be an infinite amount of space. LE:60 Curators include Rhizome, Wholphin, Justin Harder, and Harvard's Department of Visual and Environmental Studies.