Gen7 imagines a future socialist matriarchy make contact. They send an abstract future memo; seven video files designed to start community conversations about the future impacts of Australia’s current actions.
Gen7 asks us to question how differently we might act today, if every decision Australia made had to be tested against the potential impact upon seven successive generations.
The Gen7 projections, as seen here in this gallery, were created from recordings of live mixes performed by Tasty Beacon artists John Carberry and Tash Rolfe, at the Kaleidoscope Festival in Joondalup (2016).
The two recordings presented here are shown in a loop. Of these, one follows a linear narrative across seven imagined generations and the other jumps through a non- linear progression.
These projections are a captivating display of vivid colour, original video sequences, public domain imagery and choreographed performance. The total running time each loop is 47 minutes and both are uniquely curated.
Technically, what you are seeing are visual assets that have been manipulated and then layered using VJ software. Individual layers are comprised of dozens of clips that can be mixed in an infinite number of ways.
Essentially you are viewing five layers of multiple videos simultaneously. A video excerpt of Gen7 may be found by Clicking Here.
To learn more about the Gen7 narrative Click here.