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The new digital installation Come and Go was launched at The Lowry; Salford Quays: 16th January 2016.

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This event ran in parallel with a new digital exhibition in The Lowry Galleries; Right Here Right Now, featuring the work of 16 international artists looking at how technology affects our lives - through surveillance, artificial intelligence, voyeurism or online dating.

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This work takes the Serpentine dance as its reference to consider a shift in point of view from one which is on the ground linear and anchored to one which is from above, in flight and remote. The work forms part of practice based doctoral research concerning surveillance and resistance.

This is an extract of one of the 20 second dance phrases performed by Natalie Allen and choreographed by Alexander Whitley. The final piece is a dual screen installation with interactive playback; as the viewer moves across the screen the closer to real time the playback becomes. The work will be exhibited later in the year on the TILO screens at FACT; Liverpool.

I have had brilliant technical support and input from Michael Gunning; C3RI Sheffield Hallam University, Creative Technologist Matt Jarvis: Programmer ODI and Researcher Queen Mary University, Technician and Install Richard Bolam, Editor: Kypros Kyprianou and audio design and mix from Mark Summers and Amy Beeston: Researchers University of Sheffield.

Thanks to Ed Edwards: Camera, Tom Salmon and Roddy Baxter: Lighting, Grip, Gaffer, Ken Grint: High-Speed Camera Tests, Technical staff: Sheffield Hallam University, Lisa Watts: Extraordinary Dancing, Frances Gascoyne (my mum): Costume Visualisation, Design and Fabrication.

Made with the mentoring and support of Laura Broome Programme Manager; Quays Culture and Salford University and the production supported using public funding by Arts Council England and the Art and Design Research Centre; Sheffield Hallam University.

Work in Progress from Rose Butler on Vimeo.

Come and Go from Rose Butler on Vimeo.