Identity Remixed Installation capturing reflections on Identity

Posted by erinmaochu | Identities | Saturday 4 December 2010 5.07 pm

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Artists Albinomosquito DJ Jomo and Jenny (Re:con) created an incredible audiovisual installation capturing perspectives around the theme of identity ahead of the Comixed Playback: Identities event. People have been dropping by, chilling out and chatting into the installation. We were blown away at the transformation.

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Filming Comixed provocations at the Beeb…

Posted by erinmaochu | Identities,Provocations | Thursday 2 December 2010 10.48 pm
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Steve delivering his provocation at the Beeb

This afternoon we met up with Geography Lecturer, Dr Steve Millington and PhD student, China Mills at the BBC to film their provocations for Comixed this coming Saturday. It was fun shooting in the BBC Design Den which backs onto the very busy BBC Radio Manchester studio.

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China Mills delivering her provocation

As BBC staff made tea, chatted on the phone and did live radio type stuff – China and Steve – academics at Manchester Metropolitan, gave us the lowdown on how drugs shape identity and how monster christmas lights are an act of social (yes those lights that get strung up outside people’s house and on their roof tops) … we’re now busy subtitling and uploading the videos but here’s some pics from our afternoon shoot… with the lights, steve’s furry rabbit hat and the snow outside… there’s only one thing for it… Simply having a wonderful… ITSSSSSSS CHRISTMMMMMMMASSSSSSSS!!!  ….and cut…!

Comixed Playback: Identities, 17h30-19.30h, 4th December 2010, Contact

Posted by erinmaochu | Get Involved,Identities | Tuesday 30 November 2010 11.02 pm

Baba Israel, Artistic Director at Contact introduces the next Comixed event happening this Saturday 4th December 2010. Check out Baba’s intro vid to find out how to get involved in exploring ‘Identities’. This time conversations and stories will be remixed live by Contact Playback, DJ Jomo and VJ Richard Ramchurn of Albinomosquito.

Comixed Playback: Identities is part of Play Space, a free day where art & technology collide plus Unconference, Art, Music, Dance, Games and more. Play Space is organised by Contact in partnership with Manchester Digital Development Agency, Manchester City Council, BBC Connect & Create, Manchester Beacon, MadLab and G-Kut.

The day runs from at 11.30h til 23.00h. For full schedule and registration go here.

See you there… and in the meantime feel free to leave comments and tweet your thoughts using the hashtag #cmxd.

Get involved ahead of the live event at the Identity Remixed Installation led by Richard Ramchurn of Albinomosquito which kicks off 14.00h til 16.00h to have your say. Content from the Installation will feed into the live Comixed Playback performance 17.30 – 19.30h.