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Cryptic Nights | Semispecific

Semispecific

Thursday 1st June 2017, 9pm. RSVP
CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD

Drawing on club culture, Trudat Sound & Light’s Semispecific is a night of live electronica and visuals, performed as an improvised DJ-set and using multi-channel audio, projection mapping and a reactive light installation.

Combining fractured snapshots of found sound and distorted imagery with hypnotic rhythms and deeply textured sonics, artists Charlie Knox and Euan McKenzie explore the relationship between perception, memory and identity.

Cryptic Nights | Flight

Flight

Thursday 4th May 2017, 8pm. £9|£6
Main Gatehouse, University Avenue, Glasgow G12 8QQ

A site-specific soundscape influenced and inspired by the migration of barnacle geese from Norway’s Svalbard Islands to Caerlaverock in southern Scotland. Composed by Stuart Macpherson, Flight invites you to explore the impressive, historic surroundings of the University of Glasgow.

Using multiple live and recorded sound sources featuring musicians Greg Lawson and Su-a Lee, Macpherson has created a promenade performance that mimics the movement of birds soaring through a series of iconic spaces across the campus.

Cryptic Nights | The Same Hillside

Chip Stack, John Wallace.

2nd to 4th March 2017. FREE
CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD

In this immersive audiovisual exploration of human links to upland ecosystems, viewers are transported to Scotland’s remote resource heartland where three of Scotland’s mightiest rivers, the Annan, Clyde and Tweed, begin.

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John Wallace has captured the experiences and memories of those living and working in the area using documentary video, field recordings and interviews. Live environmental sensors will trigger the different audiovisual sequences.

Cryptic Nights | Materials and duration 1.2

Heather Lander

14th to 16th April 2016, 12-9pm. FREE
CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD

Questioning magic, illusion and the idea of the physical versus the virtual, Materials and duration 1.2 is a development of artist Heather Lander’s award-winning work from her Glasgow School of Art MFA Degree Show.

Playing with our perceptions of space, this imaginative video installation moves between light and dark, silence and sound to challenge our understanding of physicality and its perpetual movement through time.

Cryptic Nights | Articulations

Articulations

Thursday 7th May 2015, 8pm. £8|£5
CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD

Artist and musician Craig Ritchie Allan (Numbercult) orchestrates a synchronized ballet of geometry and sound. Inspired by the work of Kandinsky, Fischinger, Stockhausen and Xenakis, Ritchie Allan uses bespoke generative real time animation to compose and conduct with colour.

“Lose yourself for a few minutes in the vibrating mathemagical lands of Numbercult, audiovisual immersions in which sound and geometry fuse in a strange, abstract dance.”

Articulations is a captivating performance in which music and visual art are truly united; a novel and engaging experience that saturates the senses and evokes a synaesthetic spectrum of emotion.

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Cryptic Nights | Out of Body

Out of Body

2nd to 4th Oct 2014, Thu 8-10pm, Fri 4-9pm, Sat 2-9pm.
CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD

Wearing specially designed periscopic visors, immerse yourself in an environment by composer and artist Joshua Payne in collaboration with Vanessa Coffey, Michael Butcher and Ed Crawley of All Eyes Wide. They invite you on a playful and mysterious journey through the mind.

Travelling through a maze of sensory and secretive spaces, Out of Body explores different neuroscientific phenomena through visual and musical illusion. Interact with live music, electronics and audio visual designs and watch as your curiosity is both encouraged and rewarded.

FULLY BOOKED

Alt-w | A Short Film About War

A Short Film About War (2009)

27th January to 15th April 2017, Tue-Fri 11am-5pm.
Young Projects Gallery, West Hollywood, CA 90069, USA

Cycle 06 Alt-w Production Award
Thomson & Craighead
www.thomson-craighead.net

A documentary made entirely from information found on the world wide web. In ten short minutes viewers will be taken around the world to a variety of war zones as seen through the collective eyes of the online photo sharing community Flickr, and as witnessed by military and civilian bloggers.

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