Cartune Xprez

cartune.jpgWEDNESDAY 7th OCTOBER 7:30 pm £5 Cartune Xprez: 2009 DARK VOYAGE a roadshow of animated videos from America. Throughout the fall of 2009, Peter Burr is touring across Europe presenting the freshest incarnation of Cartune Xprez. This program of contemporary cartoons from North America celebrates the wilderness of imagination through motion pictures, projected through an inflatable backdrop of glowing crystals. The touring program will provide a rare opportunity to see videos by emerging artists as well as internationally known artists whose collective resume includes collaborations with Frank Zappa and major exhibitions at the Whitney Biennial, the MOMA in New York, the Sundance Film Festival, and many other institutions across the world. In addition, Hooliganship will be doing a live performance of their newest cartoon theater. + FAMICON 4-person art collective based in London, in addition to making animations/cartoons they produce comics and books together DARK LENSES Our world upside down, reinterpreted by a baffled mob of american artists. (RUNNING TIME: 48:00) Martha Colburn, MEET ME IN WICHITA (2006. 7:00) Adrian Freeman, SHAME FELLOW (2006. 2:00) Shana Moulton, THE MOUNTAIN WHERE EVERYTHING IS UPSIDE DOWN (2008. 4:00) Takeshi Murata, UNTITLED PINK DOT (2007. 5:00) Bruce Bickford, THE COMIC THAT FRENCHES YOUR MIND (2008. 6:00) Jeff Kriksciun, SINGSONG (2006. 2:00) Jacob Ciocci, BOOTY MELT (2008. 3:00) Amy Lockhart, WALK FOR WALK (2005. 10:00) Peter Burr, Christopher Doulgeris, + Cassandra C Jones, SLOW DANCE RECYTTAL (2006. 8:00) Hooliganship, SATANDEATHSNAKETRAINAWESOME (2006. 1:00) Hooliganship TRASH LIVE Live music, cartoons and video game worlds cross paths in a surreal adventure through a trash landscape. We watch a high-energy hoodie-clad boy musically and physically interact with the cartoon images on the screen behind him (including his own crudely animated doubles). Pure absurd rainbow bliss, Trash is a wacky journey into media oversaturation inspired by a hypnotic abundance of digital information.