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Sep 25 2007 | 1:36 am

5 & 6 October 2007
Smith Recital Hall / San Diego State University


Friday night we will be performing outside in the vicinity of the
music building from 6:30pm-8:00pm before the main event. Saturday we
are inside the concert hall on the program starting at 8:00pm.




Mobile Performance Group (MPG) presents mobile and improvised
audiovisual performances using materials gathered specifically from
the festival location. During the day, MPG collects sounds & images
from sites surrounding the venue using audio & video recording
equipment, in addition to other small found objects. At night, MPG
improvises live using custom software that enables the performers to
manipulate these materials in real-time. Using modified shopping
carts, MPG is able to move around the city and locate public spaces
in which the group can present their unique brand of audiovisual


Based in Florida, Mobile Performance Group (MPG) is a collective of
new media artists interested in finding new ways to present art and
music outside of traditional venues. MPG disseminates their work by
using automobiles, video projection, cell phones, FM transmission,
wireless hotspots, and any other technologies that allow artist to
engage the public. The Group was founded by Matt Roberts and is part
of Stetson University’s Digital Art program.

Nathan Wolek

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