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PATTERN LANGUAGE


  • 3LD Art & Technology Center 80 Greenwich Street New York, NY, 10006 United States (map)

PATTERN LANGUAGE
BY PETER BURR

3-Legged Dog Production / Creative Capital Award Sundance Story Lab
Co-Presented by
Mono No Aware

With Mark Fingerhut, Brenna Murphy, and Porpentine
Music and Sound Design by John Also Bennett

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Opening Reception: 
Sunday, September 25th
5pm - 8pm ­

Regular Hours:
Monday, September 26th - Thursday, September 29th
12pm - 5pm
Studio B

At 3LD Art & Technology Center
80 Greenwich Street, NYC

"Pattern Language" is a term coined by architect Christopher Alexander describing the aliveness of certain human ambitions through an index of structural patterns. Some advocates of this design approach claim that ordinary people can use it to successfully solve very large, complex design problems. In this installation, Peter Burr employs the vocabulary of Alexander’s system towards the construction of an endlessly mutating death labyrinth, projecting this world inside an immersive multi-channel video environment.

About Peter Burr
Peter Burr (b. 1980) is an artist from Brooklyn, NY, USA specializing in animation and performance. His work has been presented at venues across the world including Le Centre Pompidou, Paris; Reina Sofia National Museum, Madrid; and MoMA PS1, New York. His recent work explores the concept of an endlessly mutating death labyrinth and is being expanded into a video game through the support of Creative Capital and Sundance. Previously, he worked under the alias Hooliganship and in 2006 founded the video label Cartune Xprez, through which he produced live multimedia exhibitions showcasing artists working in experimental animation. http://www.peterburr.org/