As part of AVA Seeing With Sound festivak 2015 i will be performing with Modulate as part of the Live Cinema Performance at the MAC on the 22nd and running some Quartz Composer/VDMX workshops on the 23rd March. For more details see below or email ava.audiovisualarts@gmail.com




AVA was formed in 2001 by Scylla Magda as the curatorial branch of audio-visual Midlands based collective, Modulate.

AVA has fundraised for, and co ordinated /curated a small but significant number of AVA / Modulate produced projects and events in the Midlands supporting  experimental electronic music, and the related development of live processed visuals and audio visual by:

– Bringing international sound and visual artists to perform in Birmingham.


Exhibition Outline:

Fri 20th March
Opening of AVA exhibition at Ort Cafe  Balsall Heath 6.pm – 8.pm
Including demonstration of a Harmonograph, which has been built by young people, facilitated by sound artist Bobby Bird, at Richard Newton’s CDT club at the Old Printworks in Balsall Heath. There will also be a presentation by Finish researcher and Live Cinema artist Mia Makela of  ‘Live A/V Trajectories’, a history timeline, online resource and poster, commissioned for the exhibition. FREE 

Sat 21st/Sun 22nd
Exhibition at Ort Cafe  Open between 11am- 5pm
– Further demonstration of the Harmonograph. FREE

Sat 21st
Sound Bath
 , with a special focus on the visualisation of sound, led by Soesen Edan from The Musery  at The Old Print Works ( above the Ort Cafe). Booking information & times tbc

Sun 22nd March
At Hexagon Theatre MAC
Screening of Sirens an audio visual work  by Japanese artist  Ryoichi Kurokawa  in collaboration with Novi_sad  4pm-5pm   Booking information to follow
Live Cinema Performances   3 x 20 minute AV performances by ModulateMark HarrisMia Makela + James Andean 7pm-8pm   Booking information to follow

Mon 23d March
Software Workshops at The Ort Cafe led by Jim Warrier – Minuek/DestroyThingsBeautiful . An introduction to live AV tools : Quartz Composer and VDMX
Times & Booking information to follow

Funded by Arts Council England
Partners:  Flatpack Film Festival

Venue locations:
Ort Cafe / The Old Print Works 500-504 Moseley Road, Balsall Heath, Birmingham, B12 9AH – Map
Hexagon THeatre / MAC, Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, B12 9QH


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