Digital art related exhibition and gallery openings in Bergen tonight
I’m going to two exciting openings here in Bergen this evening. My colleague and husband Scott Rettberg is showing works with Jeremy Welsh at Rom 8 in Vaskerelven at 6 pm, and then at 8 pm, Østre: hus for lydkunst og elektronisk musikk, the new sound art gallery is opening.
Scott is showing the sticker novel Implementation, that he wrote with Nick Montfort (they recently published a beautiful coffee table book of the project, btw), and Katastrofetrilogien, a video work he wrote with Rod Coover and which consists of three episodes set in or near Bergen, all dealing with an actual historic or a possible future catastrophe – the black death, a tsunami and ashes from a volcano. Three Rails Live, the final piece he is showing, is a generative narrative/video/aphoristic piece he created with Nick Montfort and Rod Coover. Jeremy Welsh shows Spatial Traces, a video work with sound by Robert Worby, and Places/Traces, a selection of works-in-progress from an ongoing series of investigations of place in video, photography, sound and text.
At Østre, the opening exhibition is Martin Messier’s Sewing Machine Orchestra:
Sewing Machine Orchestra from Martin Messier on Vimeo.
Looks like a good night!