New work by Alex McLeod has been commissioned for UrbanScreen, the offsite programming venue of Surrey Art Gallery. A lens-based animation called PHANTASMAGORIA will be projected onto the west wall of Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre in Surrey starting on January 25, 2018 and continuing until April 29, 2018. The projection animation by Alex McLeod runs from 30 minutes after sunset until midnight, and is visible from the SkyTrain between Gateway and Surrey Central stations.
The work “uses digital software to render imagery that moves between two and three-dimensional space, dissolving the façade between our own physical word and the imagined possibilities of elsewhere”. It also participates in the 2018 Capture Photography Festival (April 1-30).
Click here for the City of Surrey press release.
The Surrey Art Gallery currently has three diverse shows exploring the fine tradition of ceramics in- conjunction with video, photography & new technologies. The Future is Already Here, combines the work of Alex McLeod & Brendan Tang & is guest curated by Rachel Lafo. Ornamentalism, features Clint Neufeld & Dirk Staschke. Beyond the Vessel’s Edge displays ceramics from their permanent collection.
The exhibition will run until March 24th. Check out video from the opening reception here!