2948 16th Street
San Francisco, California 94103

Kal Spelletich in collaboration with Chris Johanson, Jason Broemmel, Jonathan Foote, and Jericho Reese

Friday, August 4 – Saturday, August 19
Performative Demonstration and installation opening: Friday, August 4, 6 – 9 PM
$7 - $15 admission
Demonstration and Artist Talk: Thursday, August 10, 7 – 9 PM
$7 - $15 admission
Kinetic Sculpture & Robotics Workshops: Saturday, August 5 & Saturday, August 19, 2 – 5 PM
(Call 415-864-8855 to register)
Gallery Hours: Wednesdays-Saturdays, 1-6 PM

The LAB is pleased to present kinetic installations by Kal Spelletich, a Bay Area-based machine artist and founder of the interactive performance collective SEEMEN. Spelletich’s work compels audience members to fuse themselves with his machines and perceive the world and their place within it differently as a result. His materials consist largely of reapplied industrial items from junkyards and dumpsters. Participants control (or are temporarily controlled by) the art-bots, many of which are engineered to respond to human biological data. Spelletich’s latest work involves experimenting with bio-morphic inputs that trigger machines and robots to provide viewers with a direct real-life experience. This exhibition will include kinetic sculptures triggered from input on Capp Street, adjacent to The LAB. Spelletich will also be mechanizing two winged Chris Johanson figures which will be operable by the public in an exciting and unexpected collaboration.

Neither Kal Spelletich nor the presenting organization nor any of it's members shall be held responsible or liable for any LOSS, DAMAGE, OR INJURY arising from any activity organized, sponsored or promoted by Kal Spelletich or the presenting organization. ENTER AT YOUR OWN RISK!

Official Website: http://www.thelab.org

Added by lablab on July 16, 2006