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  • Matar al Gato 2.0: Ekpyrotica (Multimedia Performance, recorded live on 4/27/2011)

    22 Oct 2011, 22:28 by solrezza

    (Español abajo)

    Matar al Gato 2.0: Ekpyrotica was the first of a series of sound-art/multimedia-art performances by Panz4 Troupé, the collaborative art space between Sol Rezza (argentinean sound artist, sound designer and Sound Jockey) and Daniel Iván (mexican video artist, multimedia artist and photographer). This version was held as a virtual performance streamed live from artist's studio on April 27th 2011.

    The Ekpyrotica series deal with the idea of Ekpyrosis, proposed by the Stoic philosophers. They believed the universe is repeated after every "great year", and that this repetition is preceeded by the universe's destruction via a "conflagration".

    On this version of Ekpyrotica, the artist's deal with the implication of this idea on three core concepts: time, emptyness and silence. How do our senses -as the tools for our whole world's experience- deal with this three experiences in an universe conformed by infinite repetitions? Is every repetition a variation by itself…
  • Matar al Gato 2.2: Ekpyrotica (Multimedia Performance recorde)

    18 Jul 2011, 22:21 by solrezza

    Matar al Gato 2.2: Ekpyrotica was the third of a series of sound-art/multimedia-art performances by Panz4 Troupé, the collaborative art space between Sol Rezza (argentinean sound artist, sound designer and Sound Jockey) and Daniel Iván (mexican video artist, multimedia artist and photographer). This version was held as a physical performance at Laboratorio Arte Alameda, one of the main venues for contemporary art in Mexico City.

    The Ekpyrotica series deal with the idea of Ekpyrosis, proposed by the Stoic philosophers. They believed the universe is repeated after every "great year", and that this repetition is preceeded by the universe's destruction via a "conflagration".

    On this version of Ekpyrotica, the artist's tried to achieve a clearer sense of "repetition" and to clarify the shape and boundaries of the repetitions they were using. Although they were reusing parts of previous versions, must of the footage and sounds on this version are either new or received a different treatment. …
  • Hoy! - Today!

    27 Apr 2011, 20:29 by solrezza

    (invitación en Español abajo)

    "Matar al Gato 2: Ekpyrotica" is a free artwork, performed live via internet, which you can enjoy from your home, at work or from any place where you can access an online computer. Alone or with company.

    You can also enjoy it in real time with your iphone or any other multimedia device connected to the internet.
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    Matar al Gato 2: Ekpyrotica is a series of both virtual and physical sound art and multimedia art performances dealing with the idea of Ekpyrosis or continuous repetition of the universe, proposed by the Stoic philosophers. A different way to conceive universe and time, silence and sound, space and emptiness.

    Presented by Panz4 Troupé: Sol Rezza (argentinean sound artist)/
    Daniel Iván (mexican multimedia artist)

    Matar al Gato 2: Ekpyrotica you can attend two live broadcasts:
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    2.0 version: 7:00 pm (GMT-6/México)
    9:00 pm (GMT -3/Buenos Aires)
    2:00 am (28 April /GMT +2/ Madrid)

    2.1 version: 10:00 pm (GMT-6/México)