MEDIA OS 5.1 is a multi-media performance in 5.1 surround sound. The piece discusses the present over consumption of digital information and its entertaining, yet beguiling effects on human behavior. It also addresses the consequences that an oppressive society has upon the modern day worker. The audience will be encouraged to interact with the performance using their personal information technologies such as Smartphones or Tablets.
The performance to synchronised digital visuals encompasses of 7 Musicians - Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Piano, Synthesizers, Cello, sound sculpting and digital sequencing.
10 independent visual artists have developed digital visual content. They were informed by the songs’ individual lyrics, but collectively they form a story arc. Visual aartists include:
Ranieri Film https://ranierifilm.com/
El Winlove & Wentzel http://www.wentzelwinlove.com/
Felix Prater FelixPrater.com
José Canepa https://jac-arts.org/
Daisy Rickmann http://www.daisyrickman.com/film/
Ann Mai Lunde Røge http://cargocollective.com/annmailunderoge
Partial Facsimile is a Brighton based surround-sound and visual-art collective specialising in research based projects, film soundtracks and site-specific performances. We perform and install all our pieces in 5.1-surround sound and aim to help this merged format to become commonly experienced by a wider audience.
Since 2013 we have been engaged in making works that were accessible to a wide demographic, and performed in spaces not necessarily designed for art events. Examples of this include performances in a Danish WWII bunker, an underground Air-Raid Shelter in Brighton and The Grand Magazine at Newhaven Fort.