VERSA (@versavisuals) is a Guelph ON-based audiovisual collective led by Monika Hauck and Alex Ricci. The duo create powerful instrumental music written around live looping bass guitar, and pair this with responsive projections that visualize sound.
Low frequency sound is passed through a subwoofer into a liquid bath. This creates undulating, cymatic patterns in the liquid, into which Hauck drops coloured ink. The entire process is captured and projected as a synesthetic accompaniment to the performance.
Opening Act TBA
PWYC – funds go to the band(s)
VERSA has performed at numerous Canadian music and art events including Hillside Festival, Electric Eclectics Festival, Hold Fast Contemporary Arts Festival, Kazoo! Fest, Wavelength Music Series, Shine On, and Nuit Blanche Ottawa/Gatineau.
If you’re interested in learning more about the process and enhancing your own performances with visuals, please check out the workshop being offered by Calliope Collective in the afternoon:: Marbling & Cymatics: Audiovisual Interfacing Workshop
For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1021447408194585/