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Digital Art Drive-In
August 14 @ 8:30 pm
The AREA CODE: Video/Digital Art Drive-In is curated by Leonie Bradbury, and organized with the support of LuminArtz, a non-profit organization that highlights local and regional artists who create innovative light art experiences. The night will present a ninety minute screening of experimental new works by a variety of regional media and video artists and a selection of six independent light projections.
Please Note: 1 Ticket = 1 Car, Lot opens at 7:30pm.
This event will offer a wide selection of artistic content, ranging from abstract glitch art, computer generated rhythms and sounds, and Zoom karaoke, to moving personal testimonials and critical, documentary short films. Artists include: Sarah Brophy and Katherine Chin, Lana Z. Caplan, Will Close, Derek Curry and Jennifer Gradecki, Aubrie Flanigan, Keaton Fox, Julia Hechtman, Janne Hoeltermann, Ania Garcia Lorente, Masary Studios and Urbanity Dance, Frank Mauceri, Julian Parikh, Jak Ritger, Allison Maria Rodriguez, Tyler Selfridge, Maria Servellon, Catherine Siller and Eric Rosenbaum, Gina Siepel, Daniel Smith, Süpernørmål, Allison Tanenhaus and Maria Finkelmeier, Paul Turano, Margaret Wiss, Yu-Wen Wu, and Weird Allan Kaprow.
In addition to the Drive-In Screening, AREA CODE will present six independent light projections by Liz Nofziger, Maria Servellon, Zsuzsanna Szegedi, Ellen Wetmore, and Stephanie Benenson’s “Harbor Voices,” to be showcased directly onto the walls of Salem State University’s O’Keefe Sports Complex. Their selections will be accompanied by a creative light installation on the glass facade of the complex by light artist Joey Nicotera of Retonica.
To host this Video/Digital Art Drive-In, AREA CODE has partnered with Creative Collective, an organization that works to support and provide opportunities to the creative workforce across the North Shore; Emerson Contemporary, the visual arts platform at Emerson College, The City of Salem, and Salem State University Center for Creative and Performing Arts. Special thanks to the City of Salem and Mayor Kimberley Driscoll for supporting this project and the creative community.