Various Production, Arbol and Patten added to L.E.V. 2012
Live performances by Various Production, Arbol and Patten are added to the next edition of Visual Electronic Laboratory with a set of parallel activities such as the L.E.V. – ScannerFM spanish call for new projects, the installation “data.tecture “[5 SXGA+ version]” by Ryoji Ikeda and the international group exhibition “Visualizar el sonido”, presented by LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial.
L.E.V. 2012, will be take place between 27 and 28 April in different venues of Laboral City of the Culture, in Gijón (Spain). These two days will focus on experimentation and the new sound scenarios of contemporary music. L.E.V. will bring to Gijon some of the most outstanding art projects of today along with pioneering of electronic music.
Various Production, a project with an elusive sound spectrum moving between bass music, folk, spectral trip hop and urban blues, will present in L.E.V. 2012 its new a/v live surrounded by vocalists. Arbol will be also present with his band at L.E.V. to play the essential “She Read The Wrong Book”, a major work with which Arbol makes of himself one of the references of Spain. And Patten, who created one of the most complex and amazing works of last year, will be presenting his brain rhythms live.
In terms of exhibitions, L.E.V. 2012 will present attendees with the opportunity to enjoy two key exhibitions aimed at understanding the logic of sound. “data.tecture [5 SXGA+ version] is the new project by the renowned composer and visual artist Ryoji Ikeda. A site-specific work designed for LABoral that offers the visitor a totally immersive and sensory experience. Visualizar el Sonido, is an international group exhibition, curated by Fiumfoto and Benjamin Weil that aims to explore the synthesis between image and sound and its evolution in the context of contemporary art. An investigation explored by L.E.V. since its first edition that now is held by LABoral to go beyond the live action and to approach us the work of artists as Ryoichi Kurokawa, David Letellier (Kangding Ray) or Zimoun.