Media Arts Program

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at 8:00 p.m.

Beyond/In WNY 2010: Alternating Currents

Blake Carrington

Cathedral Scan

Asbury Hall

Beyond/In Western New York 2010

Blake Carrington Cathedral Scan Blake Carrington’s Cathedral Scan performances are an ongoing work both wildly simple and utterly complex. Using architectural plans of Gothic cathedrals as his point of departure, Carrington scans the images using a Max/MSP/Jitter software patch that creates unique rhythms and timbres for each structure.

Then, in a beautiful contemporary exemplifcation of the hand-rendered, this computer-generated raw material is molded and manipulated through a audio-visual performance piece.

Blake Carrington Cathedral Scan

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