Feb. 2, 2010
Webster University Presents "Modular Mazes," by Van McElwee and Friends
Van McElwee , media artist and Webster University professor of electronic and photographic media, presents “Modular Mazes,” an evening of new video work in conjunction with performances of original music by James Hegarty, Rich O’Donnell, and the Semi Acoustic Noise Ensemble (SANE). The “Modular Mazes” film/concert will feature 3D animation by Casper McElwee and explore the ancient form of the labyrinth in new ways. 3D glasses will be provided for two of the pieces-- BLUE SNOWBLALLS and Y-SPACE. The event is sponsored by the Webster University Film Series and New Music Circle.
McElwee’s body of work encompasses over 40 video installations and single channel works. He is the recipient of multiple awards and grants including The American Film Institute Independent Filmmaker Award and seven fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. His work has been exhibited extensively worldwide.
Saturday, February 27, 2010 – 7:30 pm
Winifred Moore Auditorium 470 E. Lockwood Avenue, Webster Groves, Missouri
Cost: $6 general admission; $5 seniors and non-Webster students with a valid student ID; $4 for Webster faculty and staff; and free to Webster students with a valid student ID
With its home campus in St. Louis, Webster University is a worldwide institution committed to delivering high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence. Founded in 1915, Webster offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs through five schools and colleges, and a global network of more than 100 campuses. Its 20,000-plus student population represents almost 150 nationalities. Since opening its first campus overseas in Geneva in 1978, Webster has become a recognized leader and innovator in global education, with an international presence that now includes campuses in London; Vienna; Amsterdam and Leiden, the Netherlands; Shanghai, Shenzhen and Chengdu, China; and Bangkok and Cha-am, Thailand. Webster also has educational partnerships with universities in Mexico and Japan.