Manipulated Image #4: Live Cinema with Potter-Belmar Labs

Friday, May 29, 2009 at 8:00pm
7:00pm – 9:00pm
@ the Santa Fe Complex

Join us for an evening of live cinema performance, experimental videos, and discussion with Potter-Belmar Labs.

Curated by Alysse Stepanian
Potter-Belmar Labs is Leslie Raymond and Jason Jay Stevens, collaborating artists since 1999, with internationally exhibited, prize-winning work, in live cinema performance, single-channel video, and installation art. Their latest short, Double Thunder, won Honorable Mention at its debut at the 2009 Fargo Film Festival.

Potter-Belmar Labs specializes in audience-participatory, multimedia spectacles and curiousities. Their work offers means of interaction, like unique switches, sounds and peepholes, and their live cinema performances often involve direct audience participation.

Leslie Raymond's collaborative films and videos have been presented at festivals including the 50th Sydney Film Festival (Australia) dLux Media Arts "Future Perfect" screening, the Lausanne Underground Film & Video Festival (Switzerland), Loop Barcelona (Spain), and the Museo de Arte Contemprareano (Argentina) in which her work was awarded first place in video installation. She currently teaches at The University of Texas at San Antonio where she started the New Media Studio Program in the Department of Art & Art History.

Jason Jay Stevens is an installation artist and a composer. His work often includes sound, video, and interactive elements, and they have been exhibited around the United States, Canada, and Europe.

- Fortress (2003), 5:00
- Fortress II (2003), 1:45
- Amelita Destruction (2004), 4:45
- The Judge, 3:50
- A Beautiful Brocade, 4:33
- Double Thunder (2008), 6:00
- Live Cinema Performance