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Jia-Hua Zhan: Soma Mapping 2

presentation
22 September 2012, 18:00 - 27 September 2012, 20:00

Opening
Saturday, 22 September 2012, 6 p.m.
at the Edith-Russ-Site for Media Art
Introductive Words of Welcome by Ingmar Lähnemann
During „Night of Museums“ til midnight


Meet your virtual double in the interactive installation Soma Mapping II !

Have you ever become part of a futuristic drawing? Soma Mapping II is rendering it possible!
Inspired by “Nude Descending a Staircase No. 2”, Marcel Duchamps famous painting, Taiwanese artist Jia-Hua Zhan developed a technique to revive the cubist idea of presenting movements in multiple dimensions and translated it into the age of digital media. Jia-Hua Zhan is this year´s stipend holder in exchange with the digital Arts Centre in Taipei. Her interactive installation is based on a double screen projection, accompanied by varying and intense sounds reacting to the presence of participants at the venue. Dynamically silhouetted against the wall, visitors are invited to actively control their virtual, larger-than-life-sized counterparts made of digital dots and lines by their movements.  
After being shown at a large number of Performance Arts Festivals around the world, Soma Mapping will have its German premiere on September 22nd at the Edith-Russ-Site for Media Art/ Oldenburg.

Opening Hours
Saturday, September 22nd 2012, 6.00 p.m. to 0.00
Sunday, September 23rd  2012, 11 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.
Monday, September 24th – Thursday, September 27th 2012, 2.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.

Closing Night Performance
Thursday, September 27th  2012, 7.00 p.m.
Cooperating with Oldenburg-based dancer Nadine Fürst, the Edith-Russ-Haus for Media Art presents a performance combining modern dance with the visual intensity of Soma Mapping II

Edith-Russ-Haus for Media Art, Katharinenstraße 23, D-26121 Oldenburg, Tel.: +49(0)441/235-3208, Fax.: +49(0)441/235-2161
Opening Hours: Tuesday - Friday 14:00 -18:00, Saturday - Sunday 11:00 - 18:00, Monday closed info@edith-russ-haus.de
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