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Memory Cubes, 2012

Queen St. West Business Improvement Area (BIA)
Bentley and Simon Jarvis - Toronto, Canada

Memory Cubes

119 - Roma Rush
504 Queen Street West

Images of passersby's are captured on video camera & projected on "memory cubes" in a storefront.

They are dropped in to a bleak, artificial landscape. The cubes bounce & spin around the landscape like dry leaves. Tossed & disturbed by invisible forces, the memory cubes gradually pile up in to trembling drifts as the night progresses. When the cubes collide with each other or with the walls & structures populating their artificial environment, they trigger evolving electroacoustic sounds.

Memory Cubes was created by Bentley & Simon Jarvis, a father/son multimedia production team. Bentley has taught in the Integrated Media department of OCAD University since 1984. Simon studied Earth Sciences at the University of Waterloo & is currently investigating the artistic applications of hyper-dimensional transformations & deformations.

Curated by Earl Miller

Toronto Culture / Soctiabank