GAN of Living Skies – Sunset Bathing and Soundbath Night
In-personDigital & new media Film & video Music Nature & outdoors Performance Visual arts
Date and time
Art Gallery of Regina (Neil Balkwill Civic Arts Centre)
2420 Elpinstone Street
Directions: The Art Gallery of Regina is located inside the Neil Balkwill Civic Arts Centre. The building is located on a private drive West of Elphinstone Street, further West from the Senior's Centre. The closest bus stop is Elphinstone Street @ College Avenue. Regina Transit buses 7, 8, 9, and 10 stop at this stop. There is a two-minute walk along a paved path from the bus stop to the front entrance.
Offered in English.
Wheelchair accessible and is a relaxed performance.
What if we could hear a sunset? GAN of Living Skies - Sunset Bathing and Soundbath Night imagines one answer to this question.
Using a type of machine learning known as generative adversarial network or a GAN, GAN of Living Skies by Spekwork Studio projects fake sunsets based on a dataset of real Saskatchewan sunsets, thus the Land of Living Skies becomes GAN of Living Skies.
For Culture Days 2023, the artists will expand their project to include a one-night performance of generated and altered live sound in collaboration with the Regina artists' collective Holophon Audio Arts.
SpekWork Studio (Cat Bluemke & Jonathan Carroll) invite you to join them in the Art Gallery of Regina's open-air courtyard or online as they generate sounds by processing the simulated sunset images generated by GAN of Living Skies through MAX MSP software.
Members of Holophon Audio Arts will improvise an audio art performance built upon these sounds. The curious can seize this opportunity to learn and participate in generating and processing sounds to create audio art with electronics. Members of the public of all ages are invited to come (and go) and enjoy a relaxing, healing and revitalizing sound bath while basking in the glow of fake sunsets created by SpekWork Studio's solar-powered machine in the courtyard or via live-streamed video.
This event is presented in partnership with Holophon Audio Arts.
Please let us know you will be coming by registering using the link provided: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/699342059927?aff=oddtdtcreator
Art Gallery of Regina
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Our mission is to support artists and engage audiences through contemporary art programming.
Supporting artists involves supporting artists' vision and voices, from every level of Saskatchewan's cultural ecology, by:
seeking out and encouraging artists with group and solo exhibition opportunities;
hosting captivating exhibitions in which gallery visitors can locate their interests and experiences;
providing professional development opportunities;
providing supportive experiences for exhibiting artists;
providing open access opportunities for amateur and recreational artists; and
facilitating connections between artists and artists and the larger community.
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free admission to all exhibitions;
affordably-priced and accessible public workshops;
free artist talks and opportunities to connect with professional artists; and
thought-provoking and accessible didactic materials.
Innvovative and collaborative partnerships with community and arts organizations to expand outreach and diversity.
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Contemporary – We exhibit contemporary art that has meaning to our diverse communities, showing work that is relevant to our time and place.
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