Internationally exhibited, California-based artist Tra Bouscaren
will open Projection Theory Slant Rhyme Institute
, a cutting-edge video-based installation.
Image of a video installation by Tra Bouscaren
The work promises to immerse viewers “within images of themselves, literalized by interactive video software via live surveillance feeds from within the gallery,” according to press materials. “The projection mapping functions as an ‘interactive video bath’ constructed from multiple live surveillance feeds mashed together with drone footage, GIS imaging, and poached live webcams from all over the world.”
The purpose is to explore “the crossroads of addiction and demolition.”
Bouscaren is a lecturer in the Department of Art at the University of California Santa Cruz. His work has been exhibited at venues in Barcelona and Madrid, in Spain, and the Museum für Naturkunde
, in Berlin.
Tonight’s reception starts are 6:30 p.m. The suggested donation is $10.
Neu Kirche Contemporary Art Center
is located at 1000 Madison Ave., on the North Side.