Volunteers - Distorted Constellations
21 May 2019
We are looking for volunteers to invigilate and install Distorted Constellations at Lighthouse during the Brighton Festival, 29 April - 19 May.
Presented in partnership with Brighton Festival, Distorted Constellations is a multi-sensory exhibition that uses sound, projections and holograms to immerse the audience in the imagined landscape of the artist’s brain.
The work is inspired by Ebizie’s rare neurological disorder Visual Snow, which causes visual distortions such as flickering dots, auras and glowing lines. The audience will experience a mythical version of the disorder, entering an alternate Afrofuturist (a black perspective on the politics and culture of science fiction and technology) reality, inspired by research into the neuroscience of perception and drawing on rituals of African origin.
The exhibition will be accompanied by a series of performances.
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What we are looking for:
We are looking for volunteers to invigilate the work and performances at Lighthouse during Brighton Festival (May 3-19) and volunteers to assist with the installation and setup of the exhibition (April 29 – May 3). We are looking for people who have an interest in immersive and performative work. This will be a great chance to see behind the scenes and learn what it takes to exhibit an immersive multi-sensory work.
Dates and Time:
We are ideally looking for volunteers who can work at least two full days.
Exhibition Installation: 29th Apr-3rd May 11 – 5pm (with 1 hour lunch break)
Training day: Friday 3rd May 11am-12:00pm
Private View: Friday 3rd May 5:30-9:30pm with 30 min lunch break)
Exhibition open to the public: 4th – 19th May: Weds-Sundays 12-7pm (with 30 min lunch break)
Opening Ceremony: Sat 4th (4-7:30pm)
Haitian Dance Workshop: Sun 5th (10-1pm)
20 Minutes of Action, performance: Sat 11th (7-9:30pm)
Closing Ceremony: Sat 18th (5-9:30pm)
Location: Lighthouse, 28 Kensington Street, Brighton, BN1 4AJ
To apply for this position please email Ben at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include a paragraph explaining why you want to volunteer for this role and what relevant experience you have.
If you have any questions please feel free to get in touch.
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