For Immediate Release:
September 13, 2011
Jenny Slafkosky (415) 528-4367
Paul Clipson's Newly Commissioned Work - November 2011
Exploratorium’s Storefront Space
[caption id="attachment_4066" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="From Paul Clipson's "Spectacle Island" (2009)"][/caption]
One of the Exploratorium’s current artists-in-residence, Paul Clipson, presents a new film installation piece in the museum’s Storefront Space, an exhibition site located in the Skylight area of the museum. The yet-to-be-titled work features multiple video projections and their accompanying soundtracks played in a random shuffle. The effect of Clipson's installation is a hypnotic and ever-changing audio-visual composition, and a study in various forms of light in the immersive environment of this space.
Paul Clipson is a filmmaker and experimental film artist whose work usually involves projected installation, as well as live collaborative performances utilizing sound. His works have been exhibited and performed both nationally as well as internationally. Clipson's largely improvised, in-camera-edited super-8mm films often employ multiple exposures, dissolves and macro imagery. These projections are intended to bring to light subconscious preoccupations and unexpected visual forms.
For more on Clipson, visit his web site: http://www.withinmirrors.org/
Paul Clipson's (Untitled) is being presented in association with the Bay Area Science Festival. The Exploratorium is proud partner in this first ever Bay Area Festival, launching October 29, and running through November 6, 2011. For more information on BASF visit http://www.bayareascience.org/festival
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The Exploratorium is the global leader in informal learning, igniting curiosity and inspiring creativity in people of all ages. The world-renowned science museum creates original, interactive exhibits, on display at more than 1,000 science centers, museums and public spaces around the world. Dedicated to education reform in and out of the classroom, the Exploratorium is a premier professional development center for educators and a creator of award-winning educational resources. Since 1969, the Exploratorium has influenced generations of entrepreneurs, artists, scientists, teachers, students, children, museum professionals and everyday doers, reaching nearly 180 million people annually from around the globe. On April 17, 2013, the Exploratorium opened at Pier 15 in the heart of San Francisco's Embarcadero, where it will celebrate a new era of experiences that encourage critical thinking and awaken wonder for generations to come. For more information, visit www.exploratorium.edu/visit.
Jenny Slafkosky (415) 528-4367