– $12 in presale/$18 at the door
of December 1, the SAT will be the ground of a true and single scenic experiment.
Les constellations dynamiques is an interdisciplinary performance incorporating
multi-screens video projections, shadow theatre, dance, installations and the
live music. Inspired from the Johnny Ranger’s electronic
notebooks of his journeys in India, Brazil, Bali and the United States counterbalanced
with life in Montreal. One finds oneself absorbed in the perceptive reality
of a painter, who composes with a universe of signs and directions that intermingle
and intersect themselves. “I did not seek to impose my vision on reality,
but to gather resonances on the path of my attractions.”
Founded by Johnny Ranger, MINDROOTS is an art project which
evolves/moves like a poetic and sensual laboratory of non-linear creation. MINDROOTS
presented his first creation Poetic Theory of Interconnections at the Lachapelle
Theatre in 1999. Johnny Ranger presented performances solos at Tangente and
at MAI in 2001. He created Web art for the Biennale de Montreal 2000 and New
Museum of Contemporary Art of New York. His videotapes were presented at the
Printemps du Québec à Paris and the File Festival of Brazil.
Reconciling the VJ approach with experiments in cinema production and television,
Moment Factory have developed an expertise in the field of
adapting audiovisual productions to capture the spirit of a project. Their creative
process is influenced by live performance and new technologies, opening a new
form of expression for a new generation of artists. Moment Factory is recognized
for the originality of its designs and productions of events and permanent installations.
In 2001 they launched the virtual gallery www.momentfactory.com,
a place of exposure which became – at a rate of a new title per week – a bench
mark of avant-garde in the field of the experimentation and the redefinition
of the traditional language of works videos. This dynamic group of artists are
active both in North America and internationaly. In particular, they exel in
the production and creation of video art (FNC, MEG, Sonar 2003 – Barcelona),
large-scale visuals environments (Cirque du soleil, Ubisoft, Groupe Aldo) and
production for television (Musique plus, ArTV, Bravo!, TVOntario). Now ready
to make another great leap, Moment Factory currently works with the creation
of its own in-house productions. The dynamic Constellations mark the departure
of this new adventure!
Les constellations dynamiques
Tickets on sale on TicketPro – (514) 908-9090// www.ticketpro.ca
and at the SAT.
Johnny Ranger/artistic direction and videographic work
Michel F. Côté and Alexander MacSween/live
Chanti Wadge/choreographic movements
Louis-Phillipe St-Arnault/set design
Yan Lee Chan/lighting
help from the support of the Council of Arts of Canada and the project Les constellations
dynamiques beneficiated from a residence of research and creation at the Société
des arts technologiques (SAT).