TJ Sokol Vinohrady
A fully multi-media installation by Vladimir 518 and SPAM group titled Man Machine plays with the idea of soul embedded in a machine. This machine is made up of a maximum range of audio-visual machinery which instead of being hidden outside the stage and story as usual, becomes the main hero of the event. Individual components, such as scans, heads, strobes, projectors, blinds, lasers or heisers are put together to make almost a living creature that can be programmed to perform a special artistic choreography: from dances of individual engines of the machines to the frantic scream of the entire revived body.
It is actually a statue, where all the machinery was clustered into one creative form. At the same time, this is a musical and visual instrument for which it is possible to write special composition and choreography.
The content of the composition itself is a relationship between a man and machine, mutual expansion and interdependence of these two analogous universes.
SPONSOR OF THE INSTALLATION
Man Machine is created as a result of cooperation among ourselves, AV MEDIA and SIGNAL Festival. It is the realisation of the long-intended idea when the stage equipment, typically scattered around the periphery of events, becomes itself the object of interest and almost comes alive as part of abstract, technical-biological composition. This simply would be impossible without extensive facilities offering the technology equipment and above all, experience. In my opinion, this project completely blurs boundaries between creativity and a supplier, between the artistic concept and technology.