Interactive Performance Art Street Festival | San Jose
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SoFA District (San Jose) | South First Street and William Street, San Jose, CA
Explore the ZERO1 Biennial Street Festival featuring over 150 artists, interactive projects and installations, street performances, wearable technology, a silent disco, experimental art, street projections, a sky-fi street canopy, participatory adventures, a dance party, films, live music, beer tasting, interactive lounges, food trucks and more from 6 PM – midnight in Downtown San Jose.
Mark your calendars for (e)MERGE, a street festival focused specifically on showcasing work by emerging artists. Over 150 artists works will fill 3 city blocks of the SoFA District along South 1st Street between San Carlos and Reed Streets in downtown San Jose, and selected works will remain throughout the weekend.
(e)MERGE will feature a selection of artists with wildly imaginative pieces such as an audiovisual performance and dance party held under a solar disco ball projecting video across the dance floor. See a recreation of an old-world arcade filled with a careful selection of games both old and new. There will be interactive projections, large immersive installations, augmented reality games, programmed performances, and street interventions.
Highlights include Mike Lai’s 30 person street performance, Sonic Battle, enacted through the recreation of the sounds of a cinematic battle scene, and Daniel Christopher’s Journey Through Light, a participatory adventure through the streets of the festival in order to discover a series of magnificent, interactive light sculptures, culminating in the unlocking of a central light installation.
(e)MERGE is the first exhibition of the ZERO1 Emerging Artist Network (EAN), and some projects will stay up on Saturday Sept 15th with performances and events scheduled throughout the day.
Links: Event detailsCost: FREE
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