Friday, April 20, 2007

Tower of Babelfish Video!

GOOGLE VIDEO VERSION - if you cannot see this embedded video, click here.

YOUTUBE VERSION - If you cannot see this embedded video, click here.

Hey performance art fans!

Second Front's Tower of Babelfish performance video is now online :-)

For this performance, Second Front used embedded and customized Babelfish text translators which standing atop the Eiffel Tower in New Paris.

Wirxli Flimflam (Jeremy Owen Turner)
Tea Chenille (Tanya Skuce)
Tran Spire (Doug Jarvis)
Man Michinaga (Patrick Lichty)
Great Escape (Scott Kildall)
Gazira Babeli
Lizsolo Mathilde (Liz Solo)
Aliseiborg Zhaoying (Penny Leong Browne).

Active audience members included:
Esther DeCuir
Fwwixli Swindlehurst
Ian Ah
Cyrus Huffhines
Aidan Aquacade

..and the CN Tower

4 ghost cameos by: Tristan Tzara, Ana Mendieta, Charlotte Moorman and Rudolf Schwarzkogler.

Great Escape (Scott Kildall) = Videographer
Man Michinaga (Patrick Lichty) = editor

This performance was broadcast and projected live into the Gosia Koscielak Gallery in Chicago on April 13, 2007.

Please scroll down this blog to check out snapshots and text related to this performance...