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Ken Gregory Exhibition – I Remember Falling
September 13, 2019 - October 11, 2019
Video Pool and Arts Accessibility Network Manitoba present the 5.1 surround sound exhibition I Remember Falling by Ken Gregory:
A Greek myth, a contemporary sound artist and a blacksmith walk into a bar. Driven by an ever-deepening curiosity, artist and novice blacksmith Ken Gregory reaches into the past to explore the story of the birth of Hephaestus and how it relates to our contemporary society. Using blacksmithing traditions as a foundation for creating an immersive soundscape, Gregory examines how contemporary society has given short shrift to those whose bodies and/or minds don’t fit into what is considered normal.
2019 | immersive sound installation | materials: 5.1 sound surround audio system, digital audio files | dimensions: room-sized, variable
Opening Reception: Friday, September 13, 7 pm
Exhibit Run: September 13 – October 11
Winnipeg artist Ken Gregory has been working with DIY interface design, hardware hacking, audio, video, and computer programming for over 30 years. His performance and installation work have shown publicly in Winnipeg, other parts of Canada and many national and international media, sound art festivals and contemporary art galleries. These works are presented in the form of installations and live performances. Recent career highlights amongst others is the exhibition of wind coil sound flow, a large sound installation at San Jose’s City Hall Rotunda as part of the 2010 01SJ Biennial and the installation of Prototype Electric Light Machine for a Modern Room, a kinetic/robotic machine at the Bauhaus Archive in Berlin as part of the exhibition Laszlo Moholy-Nagy: Sensing the Future October 8 2014 to January 12 2015.