Fusion of traditional Javanese shadow puppet theater with live video projection create a new visual experience in Downtown Eugene.

gamelantitle1.jpgHarmonic Laboratory presents The Quest: A Multimedia Wayang Kulit, a narrative journey guided by Gamelan Sari Pandhawa, a traditional Indonesian percussion orchestra, and original digital projections by Terry Holloway. The event will combine gamelan music, abstract video imagery, and Javanese shadow puppetry. It is part of the Artistic Encounters Series, which aims to bring a sense of unexpected wonder and whimsy to locations throughout downtown Eugene by presenting unique artistic experiences.

Gamelan Sari Pandhawa is dedicated to providing an educational and entertaining multi-cultural experience for the Eugene community, enriching lives through expanding cultural awareness. The ensemble was established in 1996 and has performed in concert and taught classes throughout the area. This dedicated group performs on bronze and wood instruments handcrafted and painted in Central Java and seeks to increase the community’s understanding of traditional Javanese cultural arts, music, dance and shadow puppetry.

Terry Holloway will be illuminating the puppetry with live video projections consisting of a wide array of colors and generative design. The abstract textures and visuals will be adapted and manipulated live to match the environment and tone of the narrative.

Come enjoy this free show at 9pm on Thursday, August 30th at Kesey Square in Eugene, Oregon.

The Quest: A Multimedia Wyang Kulit
Thursday, August 30th ~ 9pm – 10pm
10 E Broadway, Eugene, OR

 

New Immersive Installation Premiering in Downtown Eugene

Compressed-9801Terry Holloway will be premiering a new art installation titled Sunny-side Up in Downtown Eugene on Friday, August 17th. The installation is part of Art City’s Studio Without Walls event scheduled from 5:30 – 8:00pm at the Park Blocks at the corner of Oak and 8th St. This immersive installation comprised of egg cartons, a large kiddie pool frying pan, and a “sizzling” soundtrack, invites the viewer to escape the “normal” and enter into a surreal and weird world (as a fried egg cooking on the sidewalk in the summer sun). Come enjoy this unique installation that is continuing Terry’s tradition and motto of “making it weird!”

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Studio Without Walls is a EUGfun! event series that is produced by ArtCity Eugene on the Third Friday of July, August, and September.

Friday, August 17th
5:30 – 8:00pm
8th & Oak St. – Eugene, Or

 

Spark displays at Pickathon!

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Spark made it’s latest and greatest appearance among the campers at Pickathon Music Festival. Attendees traveling the steep and dusty trails of Pendarvis farm were treated to an array of motion-activiated colored lights that were triggered as they walked past or underneath the piece, illuminating small pouches of “ideas” overhead. By day the pouches were dappled with sunlight, and the piece felt like a natural extension of the wooded landscape, but in the darkness of night the colors flared brilliantly, lighting a crossroads for attendees seeking art, music, or friends. This was a wonderful, challenging, and very rewarding installation, and we are grateful to have played a part in the Pickathon experience.

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Spark at Pickathon Music Festival

The rest of the festival was a blast and we have included some images on our Pickathon Experience page.

 

“Spark” will be on display at Pickathon

We are happy to announce that Spark, a collaboration by Terry Holloway and Cari Ingrassia, has been invited to be part of the curated art series at the 20th Annual Pickathon Music Festival this year.

Spark is made up of over 100 motion activated lights that are triggered as the viewer walks around the piece, illuminating small pouches of “ideas.”

“Creativity can be elusive. And ideas are often fleeting. If we can remain open, staying deeply engaged with our environment, we might just catch a glimpse of the countless floating ideas fragments, waiting to be born.”

 

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Surprise Installation in Downtown Springfield Friday!

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Terry Holloway unleashes a surprise video installation, “Lazy Eyes” in downtown Springfield on Friday night.The Installation is free to attend and will run from 5:30-8:00pm at 336 Main St (right next to Planktown Brewery.) There will be live music, food, and more!

Click here for more info on Springfield’s 2nd Friday Artwalk.

The Fuzzy Beuys displaying impromptu Halloween installation on the corner of 19th and Willamette in Downtown Eugene.

Halloween Surprise!

If you are in the downtown neighborhood stop by and check out the Halloween installation on the corner of 19th and Willamette in Eugene, Oregon. The installation will be on display from October 29th – October 31st. The lights come on at dusk and go off at MIDNIGHT every night. Enjoy!