QUAD launches 3D season

v02%20PromoStill%201_HiRes300dpi%20%2800318%29V.02 Gravity is a major new interactive audio and video exhibition at QUAD in Derby.

The exhibition explores the properties of gravity through sound, moving image and Indian music via artworks and an installation that can be controlled by the public.

It will be a giant 3D A/V immersive and participatory environment masterminded by digital artists Aron Brown, Oli Melia and Rob Newman, who have been working alongside chromatic architect Aaron Bradbury.

The exhibition includes newly commissioned music created by leading artists from Mumbai; Tabla player and Dubstep composer Mayur Narvekar and music producer Pritesh Varia from Bandish Projekt with leading classical Tabla player and composer Hiren Chate.

There will be special events at launch evening tomorrow (December 13) at 7pm, including  live music in the gallery, live 3D printing, digital studio drop in interactive 3D and interventions throughout the venue.

In the Cafe Bar join OST-3D, a DJ set featuring third dimension inspired film soundtracks and 3D visuals until 9pm, followed by LIVElectronic presenting ‘Kade’.

In The Box there will be free Stop and Go 3-D short films  gathered from all over the world, that play with perceptual illusions and 3-D experimentation. The screening programme is curated by San Francisco animators Sarah Klein and David Kwan.

In the cinema, Fright Club presents a screening of Friday The 13th part 3: 3D. A rare chance to see this film in 3D 35 mm print, 3D glasses provided. Normal cinema ticket prices apply for this film.

There will also be a Family Friendly Gallery launch on Saturday December 14 from 12-2pm. The exhibition runs until February 23.

For more details go to http://www.derbyquad.co.uk