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VIDEO PERFORMANCE

1997 "HUMAN ENERGY:DIVIDED WE STAND"
An Interactive Video Symphony in Six Movements, Interactive Large-Scale Multimedia Installation and Performance Work, Live Vocals by Urszula Dudziak.

1997 Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois

1996 "eGARDEN"/NatuRealization
Site specific Multimedia Environment: Internet, Interactive Installation, Multimedia Performance Project (Work-in-Progress)

1996 "Re-Inventing The Garden City", Sculpture Chicago '96, Washington Square Park/ Chicago, Illinois

"HUMAN ENERGY: OUTERPRETATION"
Interactive Video Symphony, 50-60 minutes, 2 channel video (programmed videowall), 5 channel "surround"sound, synchronous slides, live string quartet, live vocals by Urszula Dudziak. Interactive (viewer): two video cameras and computer analyze (viewer) motion in real time to "compose" music and trigger (animate) slide projections. (Work-in-Progress)

1989 "NATURE IS LEAVING US"
Interactive Video Theatre/Multimedia Work, 65 minutes, live and prerecorded video/multimedia presentation including three videowalls (6x8 ft each), 48 monitors, three video channels, five surround-sound audio channels, 15 slide projectors, dance, performance art, original electronic score with live piano and vocal music, interactive remote-controlled devices (car/video camera, car/monitor with fourth channel video playback) and two neon sculptures. Designed, written, composed and directed by Miroslaw Rogala, with additional music, improvisations and vocals by Urszula Dudziak; sound design and original music by Lucien Vector and Richard Woodbury; and synchronized slide projections by John Boesche and Walt Myers. Performers: Urszula Dudziak (live vocals and improvisations); Mary Ward, Brian Jeffery, and Amy Osgood and her sons (dance); Werner Herterich, Lynn Book (performance); Frank Abbinanti (piano). Produced in cooperation with Swell Pictures, Inc., Chicago, IL. Videowalls and supporting equipment were provided by Electrosonic Systems, Inc., and RentCom.

1989 The Goodman Theatre Studio: Chicago, Illinois. Large-scale Premiere (October 13-22) The Art Institute of Chicago: Chicago, Illinois. Single channel video installation (Oct 23 - Dec 3)

1988 "NATURE IS LEAVING US"
Video Opera (Video Installation) 17 minutes, Color, 3 channel video, 4 channel sound, slide projections, synchronized playback. Original music by Miroslaw Rogala. Vocals and improvisations by Urszula Dudziak. Sound design and arrangements by Lucien Vector and Richard Woodbury. Poetry by Miroslaw Rogala.

1988 Chicago International Art Exposition: Chicago, Illinois (May 5 - 10)

1987 "NATURE IS LEAVING US"
Video Opera/Multimedia (Work-In-Progress); 40 minutes, Color, 3 channel video (3 programmed videowalls or large-scale projection systems), 5 channel "surround" sound, slide projections, live dance and performance. Original music and poetry by Miroslaw Rogala. Original music performed live by Urszula Dudziak. Sound design and arrangements: Lucien Vector and Richard Woodbury. Poetry by Miroslaw Rogala. Produced in cooperation with Swell Pictures, Inc., Chicago.

1987 The Art Institute of Chicago: Chicago, Illinois (single channel video installation, synchronized slides by John Boesche) (November 5 - 9)

1986 "REMOTE FACES: OUTERPRETATION"
Video Performance; 36 minutes, Color, 7 channel video installation with 8 channel sound, performance, synchronized playback. Original sound by Lucien Vector. Poetry by Miroslaw Rogala.

1987 The Briar Street Theater: Chicago, Illinois. Performance: Arleen Schloss, Dieter Froese; Ark Wozniak, trumpet; Miroslaw Rogala, accordion (October 5)

1986 Vic Theater/Clubland: Chicago, Illinois. Video Performance restaged for 75 monitors, 5 large video projection screens. Performance: Ark Wozniak, trumpet; Miroslaw Rogala, accordion (October 2)
Museum of Contemporary Art, "New Generations": Chicago, Illinois. 7 channel video installation with 8 channel sound (Sept 5 - Oct 5)
State of Illinois Center, "Performance Chicago": Chicago, Illinois. 7 channel video installation/performance. Performance: Ark Wozniak, trumpet; Miroslaw Rogala, accordion. (May 2 and 9)
Videotape excerpts, "REMOTE FACES: OUTERPRETATION"
1994 Statliche Hochschule fur Gestalung, Karlsruhe
1986 The Kitchen: New York City, New York ("Techno-Bop")
1986-1987 Cernan Earth and Space Center, Triton College: River Grove, Illinois (Sept-April; "Radiant City" multimedia production)
1986 CBS-TV: Chicago, Illinois "Two on 2 : Rogala Art". Producer: Jim Hatfield (May 18 and Sept 14)

The Briar Street Theater: Chicago, Illinois. 45 minutes. Performance: Lynn Book, Werner Herterich. Dance: Amy Osgood, Lisa Howren. Improvisations and live vocals: Urszula Dudziak. (Premiere performance; October 5)


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