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Saturday, May 20 • 11:00am - 8:00pm
Lily Dale Virtual Reality

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FLATSITTER proudly presents, "Lily Dale," a gorgeous and immersive VR exploration of a small utopian community in Western New York that claims to be able to commune with the dead. Come experience this entirely original creation in The Dream Wanderer, a transit shuttle that has been converted into a mobile gallery for original avant-garde virtual reality experiences.

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Techno-Shamanism

In regards to where he pulled his innovative ideas from, Bob Moog said, “Everything has some consciousness, and we tap into that. It’s about energy at its most basic level.” But how do we tune into that noosphere and bring next wave ideas to the fore? Who are the seers today, and how are they integrating technology into new... Read More →

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Flatsitter

FLATSITTER is an interdisciplinary collaborative that incorporates video, film, software programming, performance and installation. The artistic works nurture a perception of society, community and environment as interlocking parts of a creative experience and are exhibited in an array of formats, such as ephemeral web collections, live performances, site-specific installations, short films, and live virtual reality experiences.Flatsitter is the first-ever artist to receive an individual artist grant from the New York State Council on the Arts for a virtual reality project, and was one of three artists from New York selected for a New York / Quebec residency exchange.Flatsitter has presented at the 2016 Moogfest; 2016 Satellite Art Show at Art Basel Miami Beach; the 2015 and 2016 Ann Arbor Film Festival (Ann Arbor, MI); the 2016 Casper Sleep Symposium in NYC; “The Sound Behind You II” at CR10 in Hudson, NY; In the Soil Festival (St. Catharines, Ontario); Everson Museum of Art (Syracuse, NY); Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center (Buffalo, NY); Burchfield Penney Art Center (Buffalo, NY); and Grave:point Studios at Silent Barn (NYC). Flatsitter received a New York State Council on the Arts Finishing Funds award distributed by The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes to complete In Between Spaces, a public art project that exhibits utopian video works in unexpected spaces. In 2014 & 2015, Flatsitter held consecutive residencies at the Institute for Electronic Arts (Alfred University, NY) and Signal Culture (Owego, NY). | Kyle Marler is the Artistic Director of Flatsitter (FKA... Read More →


Saturday May 20, 2017 11:00am - 8:00pm
CCB Plaza 201 Corcoran Street, Durham NC 27701

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