Poprally Presents-Abstract Currents: An Interactive Video Event @ MoMA

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Head down to MoMA on Sunday, April 7 at 8 pm for an exploration of abstract film. Tickets are available here for just $18, and you can find more information below:

In conjunction with the exhibitions Inventing Abstraction, 1910–1925 andAbstract Generation: Now in Print, the PopRally committee has been collecting hundreds of submissions of one-minute abstract videos created by the public. These video minutes open a broad window into the ways that abstraction endlessly inspires artists, designers, and anyone observing the peripheries of their own daily life. The captured imagery, ranging from the bizarre to the contemplative, is made from small observations in nature, flowing psychedelic mutations, and digitally imagined spaces.

Join us for a special party and see all of the submitted videos displayed on various screens and projections in MoMA’s lobby and on the Marron Atrium walls. Dream-pop queen Tamaryn will DJ the event, providing a hypnotic soundtrack to the collectively built abstract videoscape.

There is still time to make a video and see it at MoMA! The deadline for submissions is Monday, April 1. To submit your video, follow these instructions:

  • Sign in to your Vimeo account or create a new account at vimeo.com. You must comply with the Vimeo Terms of Service.
  • Go to the event group page at vimeo.com/groups/PopRallyAbstractand join!
  • Go to “Upload a Video.” For help with uploading, please visit theVimeo Helpcenter.
  • Add your video to the “PopRallyAbstract” group.

Please note that this group is moderated and videos that do not relate to the project or that the Museum otherwise deems inappropriate will not be played at the event and may be removed from the group page. By posting your video in this Vimeo group, you are giving The Museum of Modern Art permission to display the video in the Museum, and to edit it as necessary. Videos longer than one minute in length will not be accepted. At the event, videos will be screened without sound.

Event:
Poprally Presents-Abstract Currents: An Interactive Video Event @ MoMA
Start:
April 7, 2013 8:00 pm
End:
April 7, 2013 11:00 pm
Cost:
$18
Category:
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Updated:
March 21, 2013
Venue:
Museum of Modern Art
Address:
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11 West 53rd Street, Manhattan, NY, 10019, United States