[ISEA2014] Artist Statement: James Partaik with Insertio – SOUND TRANSECTS/REALITY ENGINE

Artist Statement

Reality Engine is a performance piece and an interactive audio installation. An ambisonic device reveals a series of acoustic ambiances creating an audio and virtual voyage through the urban environment.

  • James Partaik’s truly hybrid creative practice embraces a range of non-mainstream contemporary art forms and media – audio, video, electronic site specific installations, performance art and installActions – in pursuit of a project that he himself characterizes as a ‘renewal of the language of art’. Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Chicoutimi, QC, Canada.  jamespartaik.ca
  • INSERTIO is a research laboratory, inserted into a social housing project in Quebec City, that scrutinizes interactive architecture through an ubiquitous questioning of computing in the context of art.  jamespartaik.ca/index.php?/a-propos