Program Type: 
Community Engagement
David Szlasa

Connect

May 26, 2012 - August 01, 2012

Overview

David Szlasa
Connect
Sat, May 26-Wed, Aug 1 • Lam Research Theater (exterior)
FREE
Projections visible from sundown until 3 am.

Connect is a public art project designed by David Szlasa to activate the exterior of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts as a new platform for creative expression. "Swim," a collection of fantasy movement gestures, is the first video to be presented on a new fifty-foot wide projection screen overlooking Howard Street.

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Events

  • Connect
    May 26, 2012 – August 1, 2012
    Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater
    FREE

    Projections visible from sundown until 3 am; may not be on view certain evenings.

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Artist Bio

David Szlasa
David Szlasa is an artist and designer who specializes in projects utilizing new media and projection technology. Collaborators include Marc Bamuthi Joseph, Joanna Haigood, Rennie Harris, Hope Mohr, Deb Margolin, Bill Shannon, Michael John Garcés, Sarah Wilson and Sara Shelton Mann. His work has been exhibited in theaters and galleries worldwide including Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, the de Young Museum, the Walker Arts Center, Chicago MCA, Sydney Opera House, Oakland Art Gallery, Harare International Festival of the Arts, Brooklyn Academy of Music and TSeKh Moscow.

YBCA's programs are made possible in part by:
Abundance Foundation
Adobe
Koret Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
Lam Research

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is grateful to the City of San Francisco for its ongoing support.

Community Engagement and Youth Education Programs are made possible in part by:
The Bernard Osher Foundation, The Sato Foundation, Wells Fargo Foundation, JPMorgan Chase Foundation, Panta Rhea Foundation, The Kimball Foundation, U.S. Bank, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, and Members of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Special Innovation Projects in 12-13 supported, in part, by generous grants from:
Association of Performing Arts Presenters and MetLife Foundation All-In: Re-imagining Community Participation Program, and EmcArts��� Innovation Lab for Museums in partnership with AAM���s Center for the Future of Museums and MetLife Foundation