1. robertseidel.com

    ADVECTION _ Robert Seidel
    2-Channel Video Projection on a Water Fountain
    Dimension Fountain 10 x 7 m / Background 35 x 50 m

    Commissioned by
    4th Lichtsicht Biennale _ Bad Rothenfelde / Germany _ lichtsicht-biennale.de
    27th September 2013 – 5th January 2014

    Artist Statement
    The work advection consists of several visual études projected on the continuously changing volume of a water fountain. Interconnected with both the circadian rhythm of their natural surroundings as well as the meteorological nuances of seasonal change from autumn to winter – the fixed études alter their density, texture and luminescence over the exhibition time.

    This highly organic pictorial frame spawns a contemporary form of moving abstract paintings or associative drawings. The volumetric fountain, the pond reflections and iridescent flares shape a plasmatic spatial system, which is extended by a secondary video projection. This additional layer illuminates the surrounding area, integrating vegetation and the passing visitors into an abstracted mirage-stage.

    Here, twining lines change their density within the evolving volume as fragile light patterns float in the bank of fog. The skeletal music composition is augmented by the sound of rippling water and the rushing fountain. Ultimately flickering projection segments and the emerging natural airstreams break the fluctuating formations, making every loop a unique permutation.

    Artwork Robert Seidel _ robertseidel.com
    Music David Kamp _ davidkamp.de

    Curator Prof. Dr. Manfred Schneckenburger
    Project Manager Paul Anczykowski
    Producer Marion Carey-Yard
    Consultant Hermann Noering
    Technical Setup Christian Meyer & Team

    The artist would like to thank everyone for making this project possible, especially the People of Bad Rothenfelde, the Heinrich W. Risken Foundation, Nadine Szabó, Daniel Rossa, Thorsten Bauer, Elke Fox, Juliane Keilitz, Florian Licht, Jeffers Egan and Henrik Hofmeister.

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  2. novinastudio.pl
    According to the Mayan calendar December 21, 2012 will be an certain era ended. Some followers of conspiracy theories claim that in this day the world will end. In June of this year, held an outdoor event, entitled "Revocation end of the world". The whole event was opened the water projection operatively called "Beginning". Animation in a nutshell, was to introduce the audience in modern times.

    Scenario, design, animation: NOVINASTUDIO / Grzegorz Nowiński
    Sound: Adam Hryniewicki
    Advisor: Paweł Filimoniuk

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  3. Animated loops projected onto a wall of water at Latitude Festival 2013

    Animation by Tom Bunker, Nicos Livesey and John Malcolm Moore

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  4. For the second year, jotta have collaborated with Fallon Film to bring new pieces of work from the jotta community of emerging artists and designers to 2011’s Latitude Festival. A ground-breaking water technique produces a giant hyper-holographic 3D moving-image display floating above the lakes at the centre of the festival, where short films and animations by 12 jotta artists were projected in truly unique surroundings.

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