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Blanck Mass: Exhibition & Dates
The Quietus , May 2nd, 2012 12:01

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Tomorrow marks the launch of a new collaboration between Blanck Mass and the artist Alex Turvey, which takes place at the KK Outlet in London, N1. There's a private view tomorrow, but it's not private enough that you're not all welcome to go along. The exhibition runs from May 4th to 27th, and features moving image (check out the giant psychedelic revolving alien prostate tingler sex toy in the trailer below). Blanck Mass then plays the Pavillion Theatre in Brighton for the Great Escape Festival (11th May), the Silk Mill Derby (12th May) and Field Day in London on June 2nd.

We are told of Turvey's work, "The jarring and hypnotic sequences utilise CGI techniques to create a surreal journey which mimicks the gestation of an alien life, from a small metallic stone into a contorted entity that then travels over kaleidoscopic, volcanic landscapes. The birth of the 'growth' originated entirely as an instinctive visual response to the beautiful complexity of Blanck Mass’s soundscapes. There was never a predetermined style for the visuals and each stage was unplanned, allowing the form to be molded by an instinctive programme in response to sound, rather than as part of an overt design master plan. A combination of hyper real CGI and vividly manipulated archive footage of the natural world was combined to create a jarring juxtaposition between ancient and alien imagery, presented across a sequence of hypnotic absorbing vignettes."