Move your body in new art gallery exhibit
Gallery guests will play a part in the latest installation at the Kelowna Art Gallery.
David Rokeby's Very Nervous System is a sound piece activated by guest's body movements.
When people enter the interactive area of the gallery space (delineated by a spot-lit section on the floor) they will soon realize that sounds coming from two speakers in the room are created by their own movements. Guests create sounds by moving their bodies - a term Rokeby calls a “transforming mirror" - leaving each visitor with their own unique experience.
Davie Rokeby is a Toronto-based artist who has been a leading-edge new-media artist for three decades. He was winner of the Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts in 2002.
David Rokeby: Very Nervous System will be on display from January 4 to April 6.
For more information visit the Kelowna Art Gallery at www.kelownaartgallery.com.
Comments on this story are pre-moderated. Before they appear, comments are reviewed by moderators to ensure they meet our submission guidelines. Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments are open and welcome for three days after the story is published. We reserve the right to close comments before then. Comments that appear on the site are not the opinion of Castanet, but only of the comment writer.
Read more Kelowna News
- Man rescued from lakePenticton / S. Okanagan - 12:31 pm
- Students lament on strikeBC - 1:40 pm
- Parents protest strikePenticton / S. Okanagan - 11:23 am
- Penticton council highlightsPenticton / S. Okanagan - 12:36 pm
Kelowna Discussion Forum
Kelowna's Cultural District
Kelowna Road Closures
William R. Bennett Bridge
Tourism Kelowna Central Okanagan
District of Peachland
District of Lake Country
School District 23
Okanagan Regional Library