Guest Talk – Riar Rizaldi

We will have Artist Riar Rizaldi in our next colloquium held on 24 Nov 2016 (Thursday) to give a talk with the topic “Designing Performance Ecosystem – from body intervention to looping system”. The talk will be started at 5:00 pm in M6094 Future Cinema Studio.

Date: 24 Nov 2016 (Thursday)
Time: 5:00 pm
Venue: M6094 Future Cinema Studio, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, 18 Tat Hong Avenue, Kowloon Tong

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Topic: Designing Performance Ecosystem – from body intervention to looping system

In an attempt to set out possibilities for the exploration of material interaction, spatial relationship, temporality, body intervention, looping system, and media archeology, Rizaldi builds a performance ecosystem and installation settings that often enhanced public engagement and interaction. As he examines novel interaction and new knowledge, the process of designing the physical surrounding is essential in assembling the performance ecosystem on his work, in which visually rudimentary. Through a presentation of his current project and previous works, Rizaldi will investigate the necessities of designing his performance ecosystem and installation setting to communicate his ideas, as well explore the notion of why the design-led methods (Research Through Design) matters as a foundational process of his works.

About the Speaker:
Riar Rizaldi is an artist from Indonesia. His works mainly focus on the relationship between motion images, lights, spatial presentation, sound structure, primitive technology, and their intervention with the performance ecosystem and installation settings. Through his works, he questions the notion of a/temporality, im/materiality, media archeology, design-led methods, and technology ad/disadvantages in human life. His works has been presented in a festival such as Kuala Lumpur Experimental Film Video and Music Festival, Art in The City Festival Shanghai, All Ears Festival Oslo, Festival B:OM Seoul, Asian Meeting Festival Tokyo, and Lausanne Underground Film & Music Festival. In addition, he has performed his performance piece internationally in Bandung, Jogjakarta, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, London, Sheffield, and Berlin. Rizaldi is also a co-founder of an art collective Salon, in which a platform focusing on exploration and experimentation in the field of experimental music and improvisation in Bandung, Indonesia.

To find out more about Riar Rizaldi, you can check out his pages.

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