In a free Soundfield

10 min, USA. In a home filled with rare art objects from around the world, a disjunctured set of  tales unravel about the travels of collector Don Boros.  Dislocating fact, from fiction, and time from place, the stories are interwoven with the notable text “Sensations of Tone” by 19th century physicist Hermann von Helmholtz.  This work is an interactive film  incorporating the audiences iPhones to shape the film and audience experience in very different way sonically, visually, and conceptually. Sounds are distributed throughout the audience utilizing the acoustic architecture of the theater and visuals are used to bring a different context to the narrative through text and image.

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Monteith McCollum (US)

Monteith McCollum is an inter-media artist working in film, sound, and sculpture. His films have screened at Festivals and Museums including The Museum of Modern Art, Hirshhorn, Wexner Center for the Arts and Festivals including SXSW, Slamdance, Hot Docs, Amsterdam & Osnabruck European Media Arts Festival. His films have garnered dozens of festival awards including an IFP Truer than Fiction Spirit Award. In addition to making films Monteith has consistently been creating unique compositions for films and performances. Compositions are included on the NYFA Current Fellow CD compilation curated and put together by Innova. His film and sound work has received support from organizations including New York Foundation for the Arts, Rockefeller Foundation, NEA, Jerome Foundation and Kodak. 

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