Saturday, June 11, 2016 • 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 p.m
Enjoy these short films inspired by Theo Jansen’s passions and evocative, wind-powered beests. Elemental worlds of evolution, optics, and kinetics are explored through imaginative animations and immersive documentaries.
Textures and Structures is an audiovisual performance system created and performed by Cullen Miller and Gabriel Dunne. A digital analogy to strandbeests, its computer-generated artworks come to life and run free in their native environment with minimal control and surprising results.
Come ooooo and ahhhh at the science behind these big booms! Where do fireworks come from? Who invented them? What causes their beautiful colors, and how do the bursting shells create such different patterns? Join us for some real illumination, and learn the difference between a jerb and a lance.