Electric Speed is a programme of new commissions by Jeremy Bailey, Jillian McDonald, Jon Sasaki, Will Gill, and Mouna Andraos & Melissa Mongiat. Curated by Kate Armstrong and Malcolm Levy for Revised Projects and the New Forms Media Art Society, the works are designed for presentation on urban screens.
The programme will be exhibited at the Surrey Art Gallery in two parts: the first work, Rewrite 2011 by Melissa Mongiat and Mouna Andraos, will show December 2, 2011 – January 15, 2012. The second part, with works by Jeremy Bailey, Jillian Mcdonald, Jon Sasaki and Will Gill, will be shown January 28– March 31, 2012.
A catalogue publication will be released in January 2012, edited by Kate Armstrong with original essays by Sylvie Parent and Caitlin Jones. Included in the publication are interviews edited by Greg J. Smith: Mouna Andraos & Melissa Mongiat by Steve Dietz, Jeremy Bailey by Garnet Hertz, Will Gill by Justin Waddell, Jillian McDonald by the Cedar Tavern Singers AKA Les Phonorealistes, and Jon Sasaki by Greg J. Smith.
Surrey Urban Screen is an outreach venue of the Surrey Art Gallery and is Canada’s largest permanent, non-commercial outdoor urban screen. It is located on the west wall of Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre, 13458-107A Avenue, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada.
Date January 28, 2012
Title: Opening Reception for Electric Speed (Part Two)
Electric Speed is a programme of new commissions that will show at the Surrey Art Gallery in two parts. The second part, with work by Jeremy Bailey, Jillian McDonald, Jon Sasaki and Will Gill, will launch January 28, 2012. Curated by Kate Armstrong and Malcolm Levy.
Conversation with the Artists: Saturday, January 28, 2012, 3:30pm
Reception and Publication Launch to follow: 5pm
Curators Kate Armstrong and Malcolm Levy will lead artists Jon Sasaki, Jillian McDonald, Will Gill and Jeremy Bailey in a dialogue about their work in response to the legacy of Marshall McLuhan, as well as their engagement with public art environments.