Luke Savisky, E/x MN
“An interactive kiosk encourages participants to be transformed into larger than life characters in an exploration of spatial and personal relationships…”
A giant light sculpture, an interactive media piece, and a multilayered architectural projection montage all in one, Luke Savisky’s E/x MN puts you into the artwork on a monumental scale. Within pulsing layers of color and motion imagery, audience members become participants in a live projection event as their projected faces and bodies move through and interact with the shapes of the enormous silos of the Gold Medal flour mill. An interactive kiosk encourages participants to be transformed into larger than life characters in an exploration of spatial and personal relationships, confinement, public representation, self-perception, emergence, and transformation, while a projection montage over the entire structure moves the viewer into another dimension. Accompanied by a soundscape composed by Savisky’s long-time collaborators ambient masters Adam Wiltzie and Brian McBride of Stars of the Lid, the resulting experience will create a haunting, otherworldly scene against the Minneapolis skyline.
Luke Savisky’s award-winning multi-media performances and installations have transformed natural and architectural settings, traditional and non-traditional art spaces from the mountains above Park City, Utah at Sundance to huge European Cathedrals to major metropolitan cities.
E/x MN is the latest in Luke Savisky’s long-term, large-scale projection series and is made possible in part by the Creative Capital Foundation.
For more information, read Mary Magsamen’s essay here.
Lighting and Staging Design: Michael Murnane.