Hannah G. Thompson and Arvid Tomayko – Seeking a Light
January 6th, 2017, 5:30-7:30pm
Performances at 6 and 7
Richmond Art Collective Gallery, 228 W. Sprague Ave.
In order to see the truth, you have to look awkward in the eyes. Artists Hannah G. Thompson
and Arvid Tomayko
will use dance-movement and wearables to explore communication using reactive objects. Thompson will activate wearable fabric sculpture instruments that control sound using a combination of sensors and analog electronics.
The costumes are membranes to be resisted against, broken through – barriers. Their purpose is both to separate people and to join them together. The sensors become the bridge between ourselves and the outside world; representing a language, because there is no language for the beauty and tragedy unfolding in our world.
To counter the silence in this world, soft sculpture will bloom into colorful and discomforting shapes as light controls the soundscape. There will be a 6pm and a 7pm performance in the gallery.