CURRENTS NEW MEDIA 2020

June 12-21, 2020

CURRENTS 2019 Opening Weekend Performances

Be sure to catch these wonderful performances on Opening Weekend – June 7 and 8

Friday . June 7 . El Museo Theater . 7 and 10 pm

ZPTPJ·初」- Don’t miss this phenomenal opening night performance by two innovative artists from China – Miao Jing, Shanghai, and Jason Hou, Beijing. This work creates a story based on the concept of future-primitivism.

Saturday . June 8 . El Museo Theater . 8 and 10pm

Be sure to see this funny and disturbing journey through our “connected consumer” world. 100 Year Plan is a multidisciplinary performance project by Emotional Store. Set to probe our physically and virtually hybridized minds in the midst of automation takeover.

Friday + Saturday . June 7, 8 . Popup performance in the El Museo Exhibition space . Time TBD.

You have never seen anything like this before – an innovative approach to performance art. Emotions on Line performed by Yihan Chen is a wearable instrument that generates sound by pulling strings out of a retractable custom mechanism attached to the performer’s body.

Friday + Saturday . June 7, 8 . Popup performance in the El Museo Exhibition space . Time TBD.

A wonderfully unique approach to using VR tools as a performance medium. Physically Colliding with Sound performed by Raul Altosaar is a giant augmented reality instrument which enables expressive and embodied interactions with musical sounds and sequences located in the real world.

Friday + Saturday + Sunday . June 7, 8, 9 . Popup performance in the El Museo Exhibition space . Time TBD.

Live Feed performed by Avital Meshi is a revealing exploration of our commingling realities. As each world unfolds into another world it becomes unclear which world is real and which is virtual.