Saturday, March 20th 7pm PST
Vidicon is a festival for video artists of all kinds... analog, digital, hardware, software, you name it! We feature multiple days of talks, performances, DIY workshops, and all kinds of video art.
Alex Pelly and Oren Kolin @alexpelly @orenkolin
Alex Pelly and Oren Kolin will be collaborating on dark ambient soundscapes with audio reactive analog synthesized visuals. Alex will be performing on audio and video synthesizers while Oren accompanies on heavily affected electric guitar. Alex Pelly is a Canadian video artist based in Los Angeles who frequently collaborates with musical accompaniment, her work serving as a reflection of and muse to the music simultaneously. She recently expanded her practice to include sound as well as video. Oren Kolin is an Isreali guitarist and singer/songwriter based in Los Angeles who plays in shoegaze/ambient band Drawing Board.
Cruel Diagonals @crueldiagonals
Megan Mitchell composes unsettling, ethereal music under the alias, Cruel Diagonals. A jazz and classically trained vocalist, Mitchell performs and creates in numerous capacities. Mitchell has released albums with Drawing Room Records and Longform Editions, which have been met with critical acclaim. Cruel Diagonals is an outlet for destructive sample processing, vocal exploration, and a palette for inter-media contemplations and applications.
Dirty Bill @dirty_bill
Bill Wiatroski aka Dirty Bill is a Media Artist based in Alameda, California. Bill uses modular video synthesis and feedback processed through obsolete broadcast mixers and bespoke processors, to create abstract interpretations of the invisible electromagnetic signals that constantly surround us.