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11 October 2005

StoryRooms

An International Media Art Exhibition in Manchester


Interactive Networks, Media Art and Installations

October 11, 2005 - January 15, 2006
Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester


A group of internationally renowned media artists brings surreal, poetic and thought-provoking installation environments to Manchester, that invite you to explore the ways we now communicate with each other and with technology.
Yet the technical nature of the art works becomes invisible and instead they challenge the audience to take part in interactive scenarios, unexpected stories and impromptu visual dialogues. The projects examine our life in media culture and a digitised society: by linking the physical installation to the digital space and vice versa - within extraordinary models of art and networking that encourage the viewers' very own creative input.

Susan Collins, UK
Paul DeMarinis, USA
Ken Goldberg, USA
Paul Sermon, UK
Cornelia Sollfrank, Germany
Tan Teck Weng, Malaysia/Australia
Andrea Zapp, Germany/UK (installation soundtrack by Vini Reilly, UK)

The event is taking place in the unique and historical setting of the grade one listed 1830 Warehouse at the Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester, UK.

It will be documented on a DVD by Manchester-based video artists Dave Griffiths and Nick Jordan.

Curated by Andrea Zapp, Senior Lecturer in Media Arts at MMU.

For more information and contact please visit www.storyrooms.net or
www.msim.org.uk

Funded by the Arts Council England/North West and supported by The Museum of Science and Industry, The Arts and Humanities Research Council, Manchester Metropolitan University, The Goethe Institute Manchester, Arts Western Australia and Western Australian Government.

Museum of Science and Industry
1830 Warehouse, Castlefield,
Liverpool Road, Manchester
10.00 am - 5.00 pm every day
admission free