These projects address the challenge of contextualizing screens in physical space. Drawing on examples of video installation, interactive architecture, advertising, public art, and performance, we created our own screen-based works with attention to scale and location.
“Spring is Coming” juxtaposes two different visual interpretations of the term “spring”. A collage-animation was temporarily projected onto a university campus building in Winter 2014. This site was chosen for its association with youth-driven political movements.
“New Aphorisms” uses guerilla street art tactics to comment on the rift between the public and the private. New takes on familiar aphorisms are projected onto architectural surfaces in Montreal.
“That Awkward Moment” situates elevator users in uncomfortably close proximity to a confrontation between a virtual and a real human.
“Please Do Not Reshelve” comments on the restructuring of the 3rd floor of the Concordia Library, where they are dismantling and removing all bookshelves. A narrative video projected in the adjacent study room shows the gradual disappearance of books in the library as information technologies change.
(video still, “Please Do Not Reshelve”)
(location view, “Please Do Not Reshelve”)
(Installation view, “Please Do Not Reshelve”)
More projects coming soon!