Friday, 28 January 2011

Musion Academy @ Kinetica 2011

Musion Academy

The Musion Academy is a forum to explore visual strategies in 3D illusions – creatively and technically. In the last 2 years 350 students joined the Musion Academy. In collaboration with London’s world famous Central Saint Martins College for Art and Design, the Musion Academy has now been institutionalised academically.

In the past year, the Musion Academy has presented original art work at the UK’s biggest Fair for Art and Technology Kinetica as well as at the legendary Shunt Performance Space and the world famous animation festival onedotzero and at Yota Space in St Petersburg (w. UVA, Brian Eno, Chris Levine and others). Musion Academy also organised the first global VJ Award the Randstad Gold VJ Award premiered at this year’s MAMAs Awards in December 2010 in London.

At Kinetica 2011, the Musion Academy will showcase selected Musion Academy artists and MAMAs nominees along with the winner of the MAMAs 2010 Grand Award - New Opera Hero. Musion Academy presents the winners of the MAMAs Performance Award Madi Boyd and Kira Zhigalina, as well as Rachel Garrard, Ryan Styles and Madaleine Trigg with live performances at Kinetica.

Information on the artists and their work will be posted on the Musion blog.