Our latest blog stuff
The below posts show our latest news and what we've been up to.
We’ve just had a fantastic day filming at the Manchester museum. It was a music video for the multi talented Bryony Kimmings. We will have more info in the upcoming weeks.
Read more from: Bryony Kimmings’ Music Video »
The newly formed w00t Copenhagen Play Festival encourages and engages players of all ages to participate and enjoy street games, kids games, games workshops, board games and game talks. w00t Festival is a new outdoor space for playing and learning more about games, taking place from the 25th-26th May 2013 at KU.BE in Flintholme. AlbinoMosquito are excited to be showcasing a new research & development prototype that we have been working on in partnership with Salford University, Manchester. We have [...]
Read more from: W00t – Copenhagen »
To celebrate Safer Internet Day three brand new music videos have been put up on the CBBC website. They feature Wolfblood’s Bobby Lockwood advising kids to ‘TAKE CARE!’ and beware of what they download. The News Kids on the Block aka Joe Tidy, Ricky Boleto and Ore Oduba from Newsround singing ‘WHO DO YOU SHARE YOUR DETAILS WITH?’ And Helen Skelton from Blue Peter sings ‘SOMETIMES WHAT SEEMS LIKE FUN’ which warns about posting videos online. Check out the [...]
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AlbinoMosquito is delighted to announce an exciting commission we have received from the CBBC. We have been tasked to come up with five music videos to help raise awareness for Safer Internet Day. (5th Feb) The music videos will be sound-alikes of some of the biggest songs of 2012, featuring talent from the BBC. Involved were the crew from Newsround, Helen Skelton from Blue Peter, Khalil Madovi and Jason Callender from 4 O’Clock Club and the cast from Wolfblood. The [...]
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ScreenLab/MediaCityUK located at Salford University, is an internal artist residence initiative by Elliot Woods and Kit Turner to explore modes of perception and interaction under the theme ‘Future of Broadcast’. For 10 days, internationally-renowned digital media artists Kyle McDonald, Joanie Lemercier (AntiVJ), and Joel Gethin Lewis (Hellicar and Lewis) were invited to the University of Salford to prototype works which explore new modes of perception and interaction at the arts-technology crossover. Using the incredible space that is the ‘Octave’, which consists of [...]
Read more from: ScreenLab Series MediaCityUK 0×02 »
An American solider. A British Muslim Mujahad Two men on opposite sides….. FIELDS OF GREY, CONTACT THEATER MANCHESTER AlbinoMosquito are in production with Fields of Grey, soon to be on at the Contact Theatre, in Manchester which questions the nature of war. Two men are put in a room together and forced to face their actions, making the audience the jury. We will be providing the visual media, enclosing the audience, bringing the room to life. Fields of Grey will [...]
Read more from: Fields of Grey in Production. »
Stockport Film Festival gears up for the 14th and 19th October, where film shorts and discussions will take place over a range of venues in the area. AlbinoMosquito have been selected to take part in the screenings with a music video we created for musician Basil Clarke. Measure of My Worth will be shown as part of the ‘Music and Film’ day, where the festival will look at the relationship between “Music and Film” and the “Art of the Music [...]
Read more from: Stockport Film Festival Screening. »
As you may have heard, or seen, Albino Mosquito has joined forces with a host of Northern talent in a one day event at the Tate Modern, London. Artist and producer Michael Barnes-Wynters lead the troupe in producing a live installation in the newly opened Tate Oil Tanks as part of Undercurrent: young people’s festival. tate iphone from AlbinoMosquito on Vimeo. Albino Mosquito provided a VJ set with a series of talking heads collected by Michael himself, from around Manchester. [...]
Read more from: Dutty Lingo Footage »
AlbinoMosquito are working on a collaboration of contemporary dance, film, and theatre. Directed by Jonathan Mcgrath the event will take place at the Grand Theatre in Groningen, Holland. Pre recorded performances will be filmed, synced and played simultaneously with live dance pieces, bringing the city of Groningen into the auditorium as a back drop to the event. The production aims to shake up the normal way in which performers perform and how audiences participate as viewers. Contemporary dancers from the [...]
Read more from: Super Special Questions. Groningen, Holland. »
Michael Barnes-Wynters: Dutty Lingo Working with artist and producer Michael Barnes-Wynters on a live installation in the Oil Tanks of the Tate Modern as part of Undercurrent: young people’s festival. Tate’s Oil Tanks have beeb unused since the former power station was turned into an art gallery, and now have been opened as part of a 15 week line-up of performance and events. Part of this includes Dutty Lingo on the 23rd by Michael Barnes-Wynters for a one day event [...]
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On the 28th of September AlbinoMosquito will be organising an event for the end of the Lost and Found festival in association with The Contact Theatre. We’re planning a live show in the Great Northern Amphitheater screening the 1973 sci-fi classic Fantastic Planet, along with music inspired by the film. For those of you who have never heard of it, the film is directed by Rene Laloux, produced and designed by Roland Topor, and written by both of them. Also [...]
Read more from: Fantastic Planet live screening for Lost and Found festival »
We are happy to say that we will be adapting Countryboy’s Struggle into an animated series. Which is sweet. The project is funded by the BBC and Art Council Space and will be produced with Contact. Thanks to Baba Isreal, Maxwell Golding and Oliver Sykes for getting this together.
Read more from: Countryboy’s Struggle »
Michael Anthony Barnes-Wynters came to the studio before Christmas to interview us for the NoiseGeneration sop on AllFM. You can listen to it here. Our interview starts at 16 min 53 secs.
Read more from: AllFM radio interview »
We are making a music video for a Manchester artist. We are running some workshops to make the set for the shoot. We are going to make an entire house out of cardboard cupboards, coffee cups, TVs and tables. There will be 4 set building workshops the 22nd of November to the 13th of December. The workshops are open to people with all levels of experience and anyone over 10 years. Dates: 22nd NOV 12 to 6 1st DEC 10 [...]
Read more from: Workshop for Set Designers, Sculptors and 3D Artists. »
AlbinoMosquito are always interested in ‘fresh meat’, in this case it is an interesting music individual from the East of England (King’s Lynn) called Dan Steele. He’s been living in Manchester for 12 years, studied Music Technology in City College, playing guitar, experimenting with different music styles, getting inspiration from music artists like Pink Floyd, Amon Tobin, Dave Matthews, Plaid and Calexico, as well as catching ambient sounds of city life that we usually miss. As a result, he created [...]
Read more from: Metamateials »
We would like to thank everybody who had overcome their laziness during these gray days in Manchester and came to see the Pleasant Sunday Afternoon Society event at Zion Arts Centre last Sunday. Thanks to Zion Arts Centre and to Liz O’Neal in particular for giving us the opportunity to create the audio/visual content of the event. We hope you liked the Installation we made in the main auditorium with dancer Louise Brodie and a musical composition by Gareth Bibby [...]
Read more from: The Pleasant Sunday Afternoon »
On Monday 17th of October AlbinoMosquito and The Bridgewater Hall invite you to create new films inspired by the collaboration between Tindersticks, an Indie rock band from Nottingham, and Claire Denis, a world-renowned French film maker. Participants in the all day workshop on Saturday 15 October will work in small groups to create 3-4 new films in response to the themes in Denis’ work and their own perceptions of communities in Manchester. Exact times are to be confirmed, but we [...]
Read more from: FILM WORKSHOP in the Bridgewater Hall on 17th October »
Since 1911 the building of Zion Arts Centre on Stretford Road in Hulme was a place for entertainment and creativity. Every Sunday a thousand of people gathered at then called congregational Church for Zion Institute to play games, to perform, to watch films and shows, to listen to the music, as well as to learn how to produce these arts. NEXT SUNDAY 9TH OF OCTOBER do not miss the opportunity to see the theatrical adventure directed by Jonathan McGrath and [...]
Read more from: Pleasant Sunday Afternoon Society at Zion Arts Centre 9th October »
Algorithmic Editing is a way of automatically – through mathamatical equations – cutting and reassembling raw footage into a unique new peice of work.
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We have secured funding with the NWDA Innovation Voucher scheme. We are going to be working with National Physical Laboratories, who have some seriously cool equipment. We are going to be working with NPL scientists to determine the use of scientific imaging techniques to define and deliver new methods of creative video / still picture capture.
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The new AlbinoMosquito website is now up and running and will display all the latest blogs, recent videos and photography we have been creating. The website also allows you to give us feedback on our work as well as our blog posts with the Comments feature, this means you can come along and have your say and hopfully we should be able to respond live on the website. If you look to the left of the screen, you will hopefully [...]
Read more from: AlbinoMosquito website now live »