Excerpts from "Tektōn", created and performed by D-Fuse (Mike Faulkner) + Labmeta (Paul Mumford) in the 2014 Reykjavík Visual Music Live Cinema Competition.
January 31st, 2014 at HARPA (Reykjavík Concert Hall, Iceland)
Tektōn is an ongoing collaboration between D-Fuse and Labmeta (Mike Faulkner and Paul Mumford).
Tektōn is a series of works exploring the spatio-temporal qualities of light and motion. Imagined digital/machinic instruments are used to engineer different formations of kinetic light. As these light machines are rendered invisible we witness the traces of structure and spatial presence.
Inspired by the constructivist designs of Vladimir Tatlin, and László Moholy-Nagy’s Light Space Modulator, physical or mechanical rules are used as creative constraints in a moving architecture of light. Each set of constraints give way to the production of a different tool, resulting in emergent behaviours and forms. The traces of light organise themselves in the tension between noise and pattern.
Beginning as a series of audiovisual shorts with artists including Hauschka, L'Usine and Swayzak, the project has gradually evolved into an audiovisual performance with Matthias Kispert featured in events at Kings Place (UK), the Red Gallery (UK) and the Multiplicidades Festival (BR).
D-Fuse · UK
London-based collective exploring the wide variety of media communication.
Working with transdisciplinary methods and top-of-the-art technology, D-Fuse invites his audience to reflect upon the process of experimenting art in multidimensional and multisensory ways.
D-fuse explores live visuals, web and graphic design, fine arts and architecture, TV and cinema, and have collaborated with musicians such as Scanner, Beck, composer Steve Reich and the Italian ensemble Alter Ego.
Labmeta is a design studio run by Paul Mumford pursuing both commercial projects and artistic experiments.
Active across a range of motion graphics projects including music promos, shorts, commercials, installations, exhibitions and live performances.
Currently based in London, UK.
The fifth edition of Punto y Raya Festival took place from January 30th to February 2nd 2014 at HARPA (Reykjavík, Iceland) in partnership with Reykjavík Visual Music. No representation, only dots and lines! A feast of pure Form, Colour, Motion and Sound.
More info at puntoyrayafestival.com