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EMPAC Tour

October 16, 2015

Big big thank you to Ian Hamelin for the tour of EMPAC performance and residency facilities. It really is a haven for those interested in experimental performance / sound / media. Wow!! I Also, can’t wait for the Oneohtrix Point Never show at EMPAC this evening. #goodtimes  

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POP-UP PROJECTION INSTALLATION || 10.15.2015 || SUGAR CITY || BUFFALO, NY

October 16, 2015

Had a great time throwing up a couple interactive projection pieces as part of the Sugar City Magical Mystery tour. Total blast, and all the mysteries were amazing.

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American Acid || 10.14.2015 || Sugar City || Buffalo, NY

October 16, 2015

`Flatsitter debuted ‘American Acid’ at Sugar City last night (10/14). Collaborators: Kyle Marler, Frank Napolski, Hope Mora, Hush the Pony Performance Ensemble (Michelle Merlo, Sara Holms) Footage processed at Signal Culture in Owego, NY. Screened on a 55″ Hitachi projection TV. American Acid by Flatsitter || 10.14.2015 || Sugar City || Buffalo, NY from FLATSITTER […]

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Jax Deluca Named Director of Media Arts for National Endowment for the Arts

October 14, 2015

Jax Deluca — co-founder and frequent Flatsitter collaborator — was named as the new Director of Media Arts at the National Endowment for the Arts. Congrats to Jax on this exciting new opportunity! (Full Article here.)

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Building a New VR Machine with Volker Einsfeld

October 9, 2015

Volker from Einsfeld Studios came by the Flatsitter Lab yesterday to help build a PC gaming machine that will be used for the production of the next Flatsitter VR installation! Thanks, Volker!! If you’re into gaming, I highly recommend checking out Volker’s Twitch channel where he discusses his favorite games and the technologies behind the […]

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“//LADYBUG” by Flatsitter Screening at Burchfield Penney for Squeaky Wheel 30th Anniversary

October 8, 2015

Flatsitter’s original short film //LADYBUG will be screening at the Burchfield Penney for the Squeaky Wheel 30th Anniversary party on 10/9/2015, alongside many many great video works by the regions’ best media artists!

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New A/V Performance — ‘AMERICAN ACID’

October 8, 2015

The latest Flatsitter two-channel A/V performance installation is scheduled to premiere at Sugar City in Buffalo, NY on 10/14 and Spool Mfg in Binghampton on 10/17. The performance features a collection of hypercolor military contractor footage processed at Signal Culture, along with a live music performance featuring Frank Napolski and Hope Mora. Additionally, there will […]

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brutal<3<3 || by Flatsitter (Browser Art)

September 28, 2015

new age javascript http://brutal.flatsitter.com

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//LADYBUG Available for Streaming!

September 28, 2015

Our debut short film “//LADYBUG” is now available for streaming & download!! It is free to watch, but feel free to make a donation if you want to support future projects! Major thanks to: the amazing and talented Ruby Soudant; Shasti; the Institute for Electronic Arts; Signal Culture; Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center; Squeaky Wheel; Ann Arbor […]

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New York State / Province of Quebéc Artist-in-Residence Exchange

September 23, 2015

I am very excited to announce that I was selected as a participating artist in the New York State / Province of Quebéc Artist-in-Residence Exchange Program! I couldn’t be more honored to act as an arts ambassador, and I hope to foster many long-lasting connections between the arts communities in Québec and Western New York. […]

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{appear:up:here} Exhibition — Alfred State University

September 21, 2015

{appear:up:here} || Exhibition || Bret Llewellyn Gallery || Alfred State College || 9.3.2015 from FLATSITTER on Vimeo. {appear:up:here} || Exhibition || Bret Llewellyn Gallery || Alfred State College || 9.3.2015 Documentation || {appear:up:here} || Exhibition || Brett Llewellyn Gallery || Alfred State College || 9.3.2015

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Web Poem #2 — Matt McBride

September 21, 2015

Interactive web poem. LINK Poem by Matt McBride.  

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You Are in Nearly Every Future — Web Experience

September 21, 2015

Interactive web poetry experience. LINK Poetry by Noah Falck.

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//never forever//

September 18, 2015

http://neverforever.flatsitter.com // Footage processed by Kyle Marler and Jax Deluca at Signal Culture // Audio + Web by Kyle Marler // Wobbulator built by Jason Bernagozzi //

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Night Slaves — “No Blinding Light”

September 17, 2015

NIGHT SLAVES // NO BLINDING LIGHT from FLATSITTER on Vimeo. Music video for “No Blinding Light” by Night Slaves. Footage processed at Signal Culture.

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They Kill Things — Trailer

September 14, 2015

|| THEY KILL THINGS || TRAILER || from FLATSITTER on Vimeo. Written and Directed by: Dan Shanahan & Melissa Meola || Film Adaptation by: Flatsitter || + Coming Soon + == HTTP://WWW.TORNSPACETHEATER.COM == HTTP://WWW.FLATSITTER.COM

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The Dirt is in the Ground – Jax

September 9, 2015

The Dirt is in the Ground from FLATSITTER on Vimeo. ||||| jaxdeluca.com ||||| Recorded Live at Karpeles Manuscript Library, Buffalo NY || Location Audio Engineering by Jura Audio House (juraaudiohouse.com) || Pipe Organ: Kyle Marler || Mixed by: Damian ||

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Jax Deluca — Wither Without You

September 9, 2015

Flatsitter’s most beloved collaborator released her first official EP, and it got a great review from Buffablog! Check out the review here, and listen to the album below! Wither Without You by Jax Deluca

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TJ Borden || 6.6.2015 || Silo City, Buffalo NY

August 31, 2015

TJ Borden || 6.6.2015 || Silo City, Buffalo NY from FLATSITTER on Vimeo. Recorded at Silo City // Video Processed at Signal Culture.

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|* ghosting *|

August 28, 2015

|* ghosting *| from FLATSITTER on Vimeo. Footage processed at Signal Culture Premiered at the 2015 Haxan Festival in Oakland, CA.

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FRIENDSZONE — VR Installation at Peep Show

August 20, 2015

Flatsitter debuted a VR installation at Squeaky Wheels 30th Anniversary Peep Show. The VR experience re-contextualized the television show ‘Friends’ into a freakish journey through an LSD-bathed, beloved America sitcom. Ross + Rachel Forever.

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Nick Gordon + NP — Live at Squeaky Wheel

August 11, 2015

8.8.2015 || squeaky wheel || buffalo, ny

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Flatsitter Artist-Musician Interview –> Redefine Magazine

July 31, 2015

Redefine Magazine — an amazing Portland / Seattle publication, dedicated to “conscious growth thru long-form arts journalism” — featured an article about our music & visual arts practice, and we hope you take a moment to check it out!! Shout-outs in our interview to: Signal Culture // Ann Arbor Film Festival // Institute for Electronic […]

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Live Performance — “Dry Bones”

July 21, 2015

DRY BONES || 7/17/2015 || SILO CITY || BUFFALO, NY from FLATSITTER on Vimeo. “dry bones” || a/v performance by flatsitter || july 17, 2015 || buffalo, ny || just buffalo literary center silo series || sculpture: max collins || choreography: open fortress || trumpet: mario fanone || gospel singing: church of the original god […]

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Kyle Teaches Game Design at Squeaky Wheel

July 9, 2015

Kyle dropped knowledge bombs during a Tech Arts for Youth Workshop! During the 5-day course, Kyle taught the fundamentals of game design and logic, introduced the kids to Unity, and brought out the virtual reality fun! More info about future classes: http://squeaky.org

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EXHIBITION — TAZA

July 3, 2015

Come on by Cafe Taza tonight to sip on some wine and plug your face into our TERMINI — public video art units! (Single-board computers sending videos signals to deconstructed LED panels, encased lovingly in salvaged wood by Matthew Kantar. Much love to Volker Einsfeld and the New York State Council on the Arts Finishing […]

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EXHIBITION — “LAST EXIT” at HIGH TEMP FAB

July 1, 2015

“The ethereal atmosphere generated by Flatsitter enhances each component differently.” Great writeup from Bruce Adams about our collaboration with David Mitchell and Max Collins hosted at High Temp Fabrication.

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Debut Short Film by Flatsitter on View at Hallwalls

May 26, 2015

Debut Short Film by Flatsitter On View at Hallwalls //LADYBUG — the debut short film from Flatsitter — is screening at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center as part of their ongoing Amid/In series. This is the first local screening of //LADYBUG after premiering at Ann Arbor Film Festival. The film is on loop in the main gallery. […]

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DYNGUS DAY — Buffalo, NY

May 7, 2015

DYNGUS from FLATSITTER on Vimeo.

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Live VJ Performance at In the Soil Festival, St. Catharine’s, Ontario

April 25, 2015

Northern Arm is excited to once again be a part of the In the Soil Arts Festival and have arranged a selection of their contemplative instrumentals to perform live. To sweeten the deal, Buffalo, N.Y., video artists FLATSITTER will be adding their electronic visual meditations to the mix to create an enveloping audio-visual experience in one of […]

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|* ghosting *| SELECTED FOR ‘PHANTOM VIBRATIONS’ EXHIBITION

April 23, 2015

Flatsitter’s short film ‘|*ghosting*| was selected for the ‘Phantom Vibrations’ group exhibition hosted at the University of Buffalo Center for the Arts. (April 23, 2015) |* ghosting *| from FLATSITTER on Vimeo. — “Ideas of mappings, blendings, transversal exchanges, figurations, and cyborgs have so seeped into culture and society that there is no going back. […]

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SAFE WOR(L)D PERFORMANCE AT TRIMANIA

April 17, 2015

Flatsitter’s virtual reality performance installation will be hosted at Buffalo Game Space during this year’s Trimania fundraising party. Snag your tickets in advance! http://flatsitter.com/trimania    

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Jax Talks Flatsitter on Public Podcast

April 13, 2015

EPISODE NUMBER 2 of the only Buffalo-based audio variety show that matters features Jax Deluca, the executive director of Squeaky Wheel and half of mind-expanding multimedia/music/performance group FLATSITTER, in a discussion about virtual reality and two-inch gusset. (ARTICLE)

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Flatsitter Brings SAFE WOR(L)D to Ann Arbor Film Festival!

April 2, 2015

Flatsitter performed the one-on-one virtual reality experience “SAFE WOR(L)D” to over 200 participants at the Ann Arbor Film Festival — America’s leading experimental film + media art festival.

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You Are In Nearly Every Future – A/V Performance

March 23, 2015

On March 20, 2015, Flatsitter took over the Squeaky Wheel microcinema and hosted a digital seance celebrating the Spring Equinox. — TWO BACK-to-BACK PERFORMANCES (3/20): 6:00pm & 8:00pm ▷ ▷ ▷ $5 suggested donation ▵▼▵▼ “Imagine songs made out of fog….”▵▼▵▼ Flatsitter teams up with Noah Falck, Tommy Nguyen, Jim Abramson, Frank Napolski, and Liz […]

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YOU ARE IN NEARLY EVERY FUTURE — Trailer

March 21, 2015

YOU ARE IN NEARLY EVERY FUTURE from FLATSITTER on Vimeo.

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//LADYBUG — Trailer

March 21, 2015

// LADYBUG — Trailer from FLATSITTER on Vimeo.

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// LADYBUG to Screen at Ann Arbor and Atlanta Film Festivals

March 14, 2015

Flatsitter debuts //LADYBUG at Ann Arbor Film Festival & Atlanta Film Festival Flatsitter’s debut short film, //LADYBUG, premieres at the 53rd Ann Arbor Film Festival (MI) and the Atlanta Film Festival (GA). The film features first-time actress, Ruby Soudant, as a young introvert tuning into the world around her using DIY audio surveillance devices surreptitiously planted inside of plush owls. […]

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NETFLIX by FLATSITTER

February 23, 2015

Do you even remember how to smile anymore? Do you even remember what that means? NETFLIX.FLATSITTER.COM  

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SAFE WOR(L)D Review from The Public

February 18, 2015

“SAFE WOR(L)D” is a powerful and singular art experience…” SAFE WOR(L)D received a great write-up from Aaron Lowinger at the Public. Check out the article below.

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REEL QUEER FILM SERIES — Promo Video by Flatsitter

February 12, 2015

Happy Holidays! from FLATSITTER on Vimeo.

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“DNA” by Hot Tip (2015)

February 6, 2015

“DNA” by Hot Tip (2015) from FLATSITTER on Vimeo. ▲▲▲ “DNA” recorded by Hot Tip ▲ ▲▲ hottip.bandcamp.com ▲ ▲▲ ⌱⌱⌱ Video produced by Flatsitter at Signal Culture (2015) ⌱⌱⌱ flatsitter.com ⌱⌱⌱ SignalCulture.org ⌱⌱⌱

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SAFE WOR(L)D — Photos by Candace Camuglia

February 4, 2015

Buffalo Photo-Queen, Candace Camuglia (aka Casual Science), just shared some fantastic photos from our recent SAFE WOR(L)D installation at Big Orbit Gallery. Check out more of her wondrous photo work at:http://casual-science.com/ …THANK YOU, Candace!!!

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SAFE WOR(L)D Writeup –> Buffalo Rising

January 24, 2015

Our friends at Buffalo Rising helped us spread the word about our VR performance installation: http://buffalorising.com/2015/01/flatsitter-brings-virtual-reality-experience-to-hostel-buffalo-niagara/

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SAFE WOR(L)D — Trailer

January 21, 2015

SAFE WOR(L)D — Trailer from FLATSITTER on Vimeo.

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Signal Culture Residency

January 9, 2015

We’re settling in for a weeklong residency at one of our favorite places in the world — Signal Culture in Owego, NY. Check out some pics of Jax, the wobbulator built by Jason Bernagozzi, and media sage Hank Rudolph.‪#‎rejuvenique‬ – ABOUT SIGNAL CULTURE Signal Culture offers residents in a live/work space in the beautiful village […]

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS from Flatsitter

December 25, 2014

Happy Holidays! from FLATSITTER on Vimeo.

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Live @ WASH Project

November 16, 2014

11.16.2014 // WASH LAUNDROMAT // BUFFALO NY from FLATSITTER on Vimeo.

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BATTLE TRANCE Live at Silo City

October 3, 2014

BATTLE TRANCE // STEVE BACZKOWSKI // NOAH FALCK from FLATSITTER on Vimeo.

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7.24.2014 || BURCHFIELD PENNY ART CENTER || BUFFALO, NY

July 24, 2014

7.24.2014 // BURCHFIELD PENNEY ART CENTER // BUFFALO NY from FLATSITTER on Vimeo. Flatsitter performed a three-part A/V performance on the three-channel projection system at the Burchfield Penny Art Center.