Friday, August 21, 2009

A Voyage of Growth and Discovery

This collaborative video installation by Mike Kelley and Michael Smith, centers around the character Baby IKKI, which Michael Smith has been portraying for over 30 years. This story both melencholy and comedic, is being presented by the SculptureCenter in New York. There's a 30 foot sculpture of Baby IKKI, video and "Dance beats for Baby", vocals of course produced by Baby IKKI. This is the first collaboration between Kelley and Smith, both artists who have been friends for over 25 years. This installation will be on view from September 13-November 30, 2009. To learn more about this presentation check out SculptureCenter .
Above, production still from A Voyage of Growth and Discovery

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