Dimension N (2.0) is a digital audio-visual performance by the duo Alba G. Corral (graphic/digital artist from Barcelona) & Dariusz Makaruk (producer / composer of contemporary music and electronic systems from Warsaw). They combine generative systems with improvised digital drawing techniques. Dimension N makes the audience dive in different immersive landscapes and digital paintings mixed with a virtuoso electronic music close to the approach of North American minimalists. Dimension N 2.0 co-produced with Transcultures, an MAP program initiated by the Pépinières européennes pour jeunes artistes, with the support of Ministry of Culture of the Federation Wallonia-Brussels, Belgium.
The project was presented at: - PATCHlab Festival, Cracow 2015 - Manggha Museum of Japanese Art and Technology - Festival des Bains Numeriques 2016, Centre des Arts Enghien les Bains, France - CitySonic - Festival des Arts Sonores 2016, Belgium - Live Cinema Festival (AV Node) 2016, Rome, Italy, Museo d'Arte Contemporanea di Roma at Via Nizza DIMENSION N (Alba Corral & Makaruk) is a Grand Prizewinner of the Compétition Internationale Bains numériques #9, by the vote of professional Jury : Larrieu Danyel / Philippe Franck / Takuya Nomura / Michèle Robine / Jean-Paul Fourmentraux.
Alba Corral [ES] www.albagcorral.com Artist and creative technologist based in Barcelona. With a background in computer engineering, Corral has been creating generative art using software and coding for the past decade. Her practice spans across live performance, video, digital media and installation, exploring abstract narratives and expressing sensitivity and taste for colour. By combining generative systems with improvised drawing techniques, her digital language becomes organic, creating mesmerising digital landscapes. Corral is known for her stunning live audio-visual performances where she integrates real-time coding and drawing in collaboration with musicians. She has performed with renowned musicians such as Jon Hopkins, Miguel Marin (aka Arbol), Fibla, Stendhal Syndrome and Jacaszek. Her works has been exhibited at festivals and events including Future Everything, Alpha- ville Festival, Sonar, Primavera Sound and LEV.
Dariusz Makaruk [PL] www.makaruk.net Music producer, live electronics musician and audiovisual performer. Lives and works in Warsaw, Poland. As a music producer and performer he plays his own electro-jazz and experimental electronics music repertoire. He is a member of Polish Society for Electroacoustic Music (PSeME) – a Polish department of CIME/ICEM in Bourges supported by UNESCO. He coproduces contemporary jazz music projects and plays with renown jazz music performers Tomasz Stanko, Michal Urbaniak. As an audiovisual performer he creates interactive installations using own author’s software written in Max/MSP Jitter and Java and also creates large-scale architectural 3D video mappings. He writes custom software for theatres and uses it for stage light, sound and video engineering live (cooperation with Mabel Octobre Theatre, France). Makaruk performed on festivals including: CYNET Art Festival 2008 Dresden; Festival Synestheses 2006, Bourges; Sperm Festival 2007 Prague; Viathea Festival 2005, Gorlitz; Fusion Festival 2006, Germany; Polsk Jazzfestival 2004, Stockholm; Klubb Europa DJ Tour 2007, Sweden; Polish Sound Art in China Festival 2006; Mood Indigo Festival 2008, Mumbai, India; Audio Art Festival 2009, 2013, 2015, Cracow. He is an initiator and Artistic Director of Moving Closer Innovative Art Festival organised in Warsaw, Poland and Laserowa Noc Festival organised in Kielce, Poland.Available on tour