Third Thursday: Star Fields

Still from Ruth Eckland, Star Fields, 2005. Projector, DVD, scrims, and speakers;dimensions variable; Gift of the Ed Frank and Sarah Ratchye Family Foundation.

Thursday, June 15, 2017
5 – 8 PM
Tickets are $5 (free to members) and include Museum admission 5–8 PM.

Bay Area artist Ruth Eckland will host a one-night-only showing of her video work Star Fields with music composed by Matt DiFonzo. In conjunction with the video presentation, Eckland and programmer Tom Angelopoulos will also offer visitors an opportunity to experience Star Fields via an immersive, virtual reality environment and headset. A real-time, live feed to a display monitor will allow observers to see what the participant is experiencing in the surrounding, café-like setting. The evening will also include a mindful-looking tour of the exhibition Your Mind, This Moment: art and the practice of attention. 

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