Boyle Street Plaza Projections, Edmonton
"a new vision for an urban landscape"
by Jill Thomson, Darcia Parada and Owen Brierley
-is a three way collaboration featuring the work of Jill Thomson,visual artist, Darcia Parada, director of Mercury Opera and Owen Brierley of Guru Digital Arts. Together, they create a living painting from an existing work featuring an Edmonton historical cityscape of heritage buildings, from the perspective of an alley way, paired with new visual and auditory projection elements. The painting, inspired by the historic buildings along Jasper Avenue east of 97th Street, just blocks away from the Boyle Street Community League grows and shifts with the audio ambiance incorporating recorded street sounds and operatic performances, highlighting the passage of time past to present.