Visions and Voices Event- Rhythms+Visions: Expanded+Live


Director Mike Patterson and Eric Hanson of xRez Studio acted as co-organizer of a visual music event at the USC School of Cinematic Arts complex in April of 2011. Several student animation projects were projected onto the building in various forms, from realtime stereoscopic interventions to aligned architectural projections.  Headlining the evening was leading UK visual collective D-Fuse and local LA 3D artist Scott Pagano,  performing live with graphics projected onto scrims and screens. Thanks to many involved, notably producer Thenmozhi Soundararagan.



Press release:

Experience a live visual music sensation on April 22nd, 2011 at the University of Southern California: The School of Cinematic Arts Complex will be taken over and transformed by Rhythms and Visions: Expanded and Live!, a spectacular outdoor live-cinema event merging animation and visual media with live acoustic and electronic music.

Exciting and innovative UK audio-visual collective D-Fuse and Los Angeles artist Scott Pagano will perform with live acoustic and electronic music performed by notable musicians Brian King, Trifonic, Brian LeBarton and MB Gordy. Original compositions by Justin Bell, Vidjay Beerepoot, Andrew Prahlow and Brian Trifon. These cutting-edge performances will span animation, experimental documentary and abstract visual music.

The new SCA cinema complex will come alive with large animation and 3-D stereoscopic architectural projections by faculty and students. 3-D glasses will be provided.

Presented by Visions and Voices: The USC Arts and Humanities Initiative. Organized by Mike Patterson (Animation), Candace Reckinger (Animation), xRez Studio’s Eric Hanson (Animation), Brian King (Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television) and Perry Hoberman (Cinematic Arts).

For more information, please contact us at [email protected] or (213) 740-0483. or