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Lighter than Air

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Lighter than Air, 2012 Performance © courtesy of the artist
Lighter than Air
Curated by: Isabelle Lutterodt

3601 South Gaffey St., Box 1
San Pedro, CA 90731
August 12th, 2012 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Performance
WEBSITE:  
http://www.angelsgateart.org
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
beach cities/south bay
EMAIL:  
isabelle@angelsgateart.org
PHONE:  
310-519-0936
OPEN HOURS:  
Monday > Friday 10 - 5pm; every 2nd Saturday of the month
TAGS:  
performance
COST:  
free

DESCRIPTION

Lighter than Air is an artist-led activity featuring the launch of a Balloon Drone (a weather balloon fitted with a videocamera). The activity is open to participation on several levels, including flying the balloon, holding neighboring balloons, and using hand-held mirrors to communicate with the aerial surveillance device.

BIOGRAPHY

Trish Stone is a new media artist and curator, whose conceptual art projects have been exhibited locally, nationally and internationally. Her project "Things I Never Say," in which she used publicly accessbile webcams in San Diego as a platform for public performance, was recenlty exhibited at Art Produce Gallery, along with an Outdoor Video Screening of videos curated along the theme of public space. Upcoming exhibitions include Angels Gate Cultural Center and the Oceanside Museum of Art. Trish Stone holds an MFA (2003) from California College of Arts and Crafts. She continues her interactive, interruptive, interventionist art practice in San Diego, where she serves as Tour and Gallery Coordinator for Calit2, UC San Diego. http://www.trishstone.com/