YLEM Forum: Media Facades: The Fourth Dimension of Architecture

BIX (Gratz, Austria; photo by Harry Schiffer, Gratz)

Thursday, March 22, 8 pm
7:30 pm "mix and meet"

RX Gallery and Bar
(No one under 21 allowed)
132 Eddy St., San Francisco, CA 94102
Two blocks from Powell St. BART Station
Best nearby parking: Hotel Bijou, Mason St. Between Ellis and Eddy.

Suggested donation sliding scale $5-10
(entirely voluntary - it's to help our friends at the RX Gallery)
Open to the public and wheelchair accessible

Sponsored by YLEM: Artists Using Science and Technology

Contact: Trudy Myrrh Reagan, trudymyrrh@earthlink.net

From Blade Runner to a downtown building near you! Media facades are buildings completely covered in giant LED video screens. Louis M. Brill will introduce a new trend in architecture where outdoor video imagery has become the calling card of a building’s public identity. Discover how digital hieroglyphics has invaded the public sphere.

Public Communications in a New Realm

  • Discover how architecture and digital displays use LEDs to create an “intelligent skin” that is cladding for building fronts.
  • Learn about the four degrees of digital space and and howyou can interact with it.
  • See Youtube on steroids in the form of digital art galleries.


Records of Previous Forums:

JANUARY 2007: Steve Beck, video & computer pioneer
NOVEMBER 2006: How Techies Have Fun
SEPTEMBER 2006: Artists Remember 9/11
JULY 2006: Biomimicry
MAY 2006: What's Hidden in the Molecules
MARCH 2006: Animate!
JANUARY 2006: Multimedia Fandago
SEPTEMBER 2005: Show/Play!
AUGUST 2005: Art, Activism and Technology
JULY 2005: Patterns in Nature
MAY 2005: ARCHIMEDIA from Australia
MARCH 2005: Art Enlivening Biology

(previous forums not on site. We have been hosting forums for over 25 years!)