is a collaborative arts group dedicated to using projection in performance
and installation. Artists Gregory Cowley, Scott Arford, and Kaveh
Soofi have combined their backgrounds in visual arts, sound, electronics,
programming, architecture, and performance to create all-encompassing
time-based environments out of light and sound. These spectacles
manipulate the cinematic elements of sound, image, and narrative
in order to confront the viewer with a visceral kind of visual experience.
performance is an exercise in the loud and dynamic. Synchronized
banks of projectors are used to project, animate, and transform
static images into simple forms of perceptual continuity. Multiple
banks of projectors are controlled by custom-built circuitry and
mechanics, allowing dense fields of photographs, images and sounds
to be flood into the performance space.
has often worked with dance and theater groups, with the specific
intention of confusing the boundaries between the realms of performance
and visual art. The intersection of these forms is further complicated
by the role of technology, which is central to the resulting artwork.
Although the evolutionary goal of technology is to make itself transparent,
TEST: embraces the overt and opaque qualities of mechanized imagery.
This focus on the process of technology allows for a closer association
with the notions of time and the tangible.
TEST: strives to create work that makes dynamic use of sight, sound,