The Augmented Reality Sustainability Trail ends on Wednesnday 7th February 2018
Jo Samuel is a lecturer in Digital Media and Animation. A graduate from the MSc Computer Animation programme at the University of Kent, Jo worked for five years as an animator and video editor at Pixel Circus. She has broad experience working freelance as a video editor and animator. She has created three video installations, Elements of Life (2004); A biography of JMW Turners life told through the use of the elements as a five-screen video installation. Natural Perspectives (2005) A mix of interlinked imagery over three screens which examined different perspectives of nature. Natural Perceptions (2016 – ) is an evolving interactive installation exploring the way we perceive nature through art and animation. This uses motion sensors to trigger animations as the visitor approaches. It has been shown in three different locations so far, in different guises, and will be shown in more locations to help discover how environment and structure changes the way the art is perceived.
Magz Hall is a sound and radio artist with work exhibited at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, British Museum, Tate Britain, the Sainsbury Centre, Whitechapel Gallery, V and A, Jerwood Visual Arts, Barbican,MACBA Barcelona, Denmark, Italy, Germany, Norway, Morocco, Canada and the USA and broadcast internationally.
Magz Hall has two sound exhibitions running this term: The Ash Archive and the Art for Environment Exhibition.
On 15th February at 7pm, there will be the first performance by a new collective which fuses literary performance and theatre with contemporary sound design and visual elements. The short performance at the Sidney Cooper Gallery in Canterbury will feature reinterpreted scenes from Macbeth as well as contemporary poems and explore the relationship between text, sound and mental fragility. This event is free and tickets can be booked here.