[June 1 – Aug 11] BikeBox R(i)de by LoVid

BikeBox R(i)de, 2018 is an installation comprised of a 45 min silent video and 5 photos printed on plexiglass. The project was produced in collaboration with a group of youth from a bike-shop at Experimental Station in Chicago. The work was made by attaching a custom-made camera onto a bicycle and allowing the youth to explore and document their surrounding

Building 10a / Nolan Park / Governors Island,

Open to the public: Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Holiday Mondays from June 1 thru August 11, 2019

June 15, 2019 – Performance by LoVid at the New York Hall of Science

BikeBox R(i)de takes an experimental approach to documenting a Chicago neighborhood from the point of view of a young group of cyclists. A bike-mounted camera captures surreal collages in real-time, blending bodies, architecture, and light. This work is the result of a collaboration between LoVid and Blackstone Bike Shop/Experimental Station (Chicago) with technical support from Douglas Repetto. After spending time researching the Woodlawn neighborhood in the South Side of Chicago and meeting with the bike-shop community, LoVid left the camera work entirely in the hands (and wheels) of the local youth. A custom-built camera made for this project captured exceedingly long panoramic images that were assembled as the cyclists moved on their paths, combining bodies with vehicles, and choreography with image making. The minimal editing in the film keeps the integrity of the raw and unique views of these moments in time.  BikeBox R(i)de was supported by Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. Special thanks to Aaron Cahan, Lori Felker, Adam Strohm, Connie Spreen, and Sarah Rogers.

LoVid is the NY based artist duo comprised of Tali Hinkis and Kyle Lapidus. LoVid’s work includes immersive installations, sculptural synthesizers, single channel videos, textile, participatory projects, mobile media cinema, works on paper, and multimedia performance. Collaborating since 2001, LoVid’s projects have been exhibited at: School 33 Art Center (MD), Radiator Gallery (NY), Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery (NY), Hunter College Art Galleries (NY), Good Children Gallery (LA), Smack Mellon (NY), BRIC (NY), Daejeon Museum of Art (Korea), Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts (NY), Contemporary Art Museum Raleigh (NC), Netherlands Media Art Institute (Netherlands), The Science Gallery (Ireland), Jewish Museum (NY), URBIS (UK), The Neuberger Museum (NY), The New Museum (NY), and ICA London among many. LoVid’s videos are distributed by EAI and have been included in international festivals and screenings including: Hors Pistes Tokyo (Japan), Moving Image Art Fair (NY), LOOP Festival (Spain), Museum Archivio Laboratorio (Italy), Modern Art Oxford (UK), Ann Arbor Film Festival, and Art in General among many. LoVid’s live projects include audio-visual performances, multimedia performances, location-based App-art cinematic performances, participatory events, and workshops, these have been presented in festivals, concert series and international venues including: Lampo, Graham Foundation (Chicago IL), Tectonics Festival (Tel Aviv, Israel), 9 evenings,  Issue Project Room (NY), Out To See (NY), Liquid Architecture (Melbourne, Australia), River to River Festival (NY), Elastic City (NY), Sitelines, LMCC (NY), Rotterdam International Film Festival (Netherlands), Modern Mondays, MoMA (NY), Siskel Theater (Chicago IL), PS1 (NY), NY Underground Film Festival (NY), and The Kitchen (NY), CCA (Israel), and FACT (Liverpool) among many others. LoVid’s projects have received support, awards, grants, and residencies from organizations including: NY Hall of Science, The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Signal Culture, Cue Art Foundation, Eyebeam, Harvestworks, Wave Farm, Rhizome, Franklin Furnace, Turbulence.org, New York Foundation for the Arts, Lower Manhattan Cultural Center, Experimental TV Center, NY State Council of the Arts, and Greenwall Foundation. LoVid’s work has been reviewed at New Y

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