Artists’ moving image event, curated by Stuart Moore and Kayla Parker on behalf of ICCI (Innovation for the Creative and Cultural Industries) with Plymouth University; part of Maritime Mix – London 2012 Cultural Olympiad by the Sea programme, Weymouth (10 and 11 August 2012)
Image: Engine Angelic by Katerina Athanasopoulou (2010); a Rough Machine commission for APEngine, Animate Projects’ online space for debate and discussion across a range of moving image practice from a range of perspectives. The two-day event Welcome to the Treasuredome presents exciting, beautiful films and sonic art made by UK-based artists, and features Borders, Unto the Edges, a performance by internationally acclaimed artistScanner on Friday evening. Other wonders of the Treasuredome include a special programme of experimental animation from Animate Projects and a selection from Kerry Baldry’s artists’ touring film initiative, One Minute. Plus moving image artworks created for surround cinema, and evening VJ and music performances.
The exhibition features stunning timelapse from Chris Meigh-Andrews’ The Monument Project, re-imagined for surround cinema, plus 360 site-specific work created by Larisa Blazic, Derek Hart, Olga Koroleva and Minou Norouzi. We also present a stunning new dance film Blind Torrent, from Russell Frampton and Ruth Way, with the short filmsPorcelina by Kimberley Cupples, Victoria’s Dream by James Jones Morris and Rêve Neigeby Thomas Summers.
The venue is the new ICCI 360 Arena, which will display audiovisual/moving image artwork via 5 projectors, with the screens arranged in a ‘seamless’ circle wrapped around the inside of a 21-metre diameter dome, and with surroundsound. The ICCI 360 Arena is a central element in the Maritime Mix – London 2012 Cultural Olympiad by the Sea programme, and will be sited on Weymouth seafront, on the forecourt of the Weymouth Pavilion Theatre Site and within close proximity to the Mainsail Bayside Festival and official broadcast and media centres.
Friday 10 August11.00am to 5.00pm FREE entry to exhibition
7.30pm to 11.00pm Borders, Unto the Edges – you’ll need a ticket for the evening event, which features Scanner’s performance, plus the premiere screening of One Minuteand VJ performances… unless you’re one of the Treasuredome artists, in which case you get a comp: email Kayla to put your name on the guest list. Buy your Scanner tickets [£8 per person] from the Weymouth Pavilion Theatre Box Office: ring 01305 783225 or book online. Doors open 7.00pm – you can buy a ticket on the night at the door.
Saturday 11 August11.00am to 5.00pm FREE entry to exhibition
7.30pm to 11.00pm Novac 3D disco with FreeJak. Buy your Novak 3D Disco – Freejak tickets [£8 per person] from the Weymouth Pavilion Theatre Box Office: ring 01305 783225 or book online. Doors open 7.00pm – you can buy a ticket on the night at the door. Treasuredome artists: email Kayla to add your name onto the guest list so you can get in for free.