TIVON RICE at Lawrimore Project

17 Feb


For his second solo exhibition at Lawrimore Project, the video and installation work of Tivon Rice in A MACROCOSMIC ZERO is its own creation and its own cancellation. It is at once: the thing itself, the thing assaulting and transforming itself, and the thing finally destroying itself. It is a system operating as its own logic for being—a logic concerned with the self-referential, the tele-visual and entropy. Working with a combination of live video capture, a motion actuated camera, light elements, architecture, video monitors, projection, and real-time computer processing of video and audio feedback, this is Rice’s most ambitious installation to date. Like a new-media-Minimalist, Rice explores the transformation of televised information to pure form, light and experience. In his environments, the viewer’s consciousness of a physical experience confronts the normally passive function of watching video works. Engaging spectator’s awareness of, and proximity to, color, time and space, Rice creates opportunities for active viewing. Complimenting this major installation, we are also pleased to be debuting a suite of video ‘portrait studies’ using similar feedback strategies and loosely based on the paintings of Francis Bacon.

Additional exhibition information

OPENING RECEPTION – Friday, February 19, 6:00-9:00pm

831 Airport Way S., Seattle, WA 98134
(206) 501-1231

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: