ScreenLab 0x02 invited 3 international artists to the University of Salford to prototype new works, explore new canvases of perception and interaction at the intersection of arts and technology.

AETHER
Kyle McDonald and Joanie Lemercier
Octave Virtual Reality Suite, Newton Building, University of Salford

French visual artist Joanie Lemercier and Brooklyn based media artist Kyle McDonald are the first artists to be invited to create work using the ‘Octave’, Virtual Reality suite.

GATEWAY and PORTALS
Joel Gethin Lewis
MediaCityUK

Interactive artist and designer, Joel Gethin Lewis, is fascinated by the play of light in dark spaces, the use of strong contrasts between light and dark and cityscapes of Bladerunner. Inspired by the use of light in the photography of Philip-Lorca di Corcia, the chiaroscuro techniques of renaissance painting and at the same time the atmospheric films of Ridley Scott, Gethin Lewis worked with photographer Richard Meftah to explore low light photography techniques.

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