carbon A geodata / stills and video
video stills / archival inkjet print suite
Edition of 6 + AP / suite of six images / signed and dated in graphite by the artist
each 11 x 14 inches / 28 x 35.5 cm
Collection Center for Visual Music, Los Angeles
These images are video stills from a film in the expanded cinema performance work Carbon Song Cycle (2013), called "Carbon A Geodata" . The film is designed to run behind a scrim, in rear projection; while, in front projection onto the scrim, the live performance drawing "Carbon A" is performed.
Carbon Song Cycle is a multimedia chamber work by composer/performer Pamela Z and video artist Christina McPhee. The work, scored for voice & electronics, bassoon, viola, cello, percussion, and multi-channel video, includes texts, melodic motifs and images derived from scientific data concerning the carbon cycle, and stories related to environmental balance and imbalance.
Christina McPhee : artist statement on Carbon Song Cycle and related environmental cinema works...
Carbon Song Cycle's composition and premiere are funded in part by the MAP Fund for Performance 2012 and New Music USA.