The Media Blitz project was designed to showcase Calgary artists working in the "new" media of performance, film, and video. The extent of the festival indicates a dynamic art community engaged in a variety of experimental work. The project also brings together several artist-run centres in a collaborative effort -- the festival is organized and sponsored by The New Gallery, 2nd Story Gallery, EM/Media, and the Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers.
On Friday, December 2nd at 8:00 p.m.:
Mary Fae performs at 2nd Story Gallery
This Banff resident examines a woman's relationship to society through dramatic movement, music, slides, and video. Both the personal and the cultural become part of thie additive work.
On Friday, December 9th at 8:00 p.m.:
"The Night of the Living Tape Recorders" at 2nd Story Gallery
Invited artists produced audio performance works, a comment on urban noise, which will be presented in an audio event this evening.