History | History Text | History Posters | 2010

InterPlay: Carnivale DVD
InterPlay: Carnivale DVD - Elizabeth Miklavcic completed the InterPlay: Carnivale 2008 project DVD in January. This performance was an examination of the mystery of the performing soul through an amalgamation of a variety of celebratory performance forms such as circus, Mardi Gras, carnival, amusement park, fair and arcade. The live, distributed, real-time, surrealist, cinematic performance unfolded as if one walked into memories of a by-gone era. This DVD is available at the Another Language web store.
Big Dance/Little Space
Big Dance/Little Space - On January 29-30, 2010, Elizabeth A. Miklavcic performed a new work, Face-to-Face, for Callous Physical Theatre's Big Dance/Little Space, a festival of dance performed on a 5-foot by 5-foot stage at the Old Town Actors Studio in Pocatello, Idaho. This festival was produced and directed by Paul Zmolek and Josephine Garibaldi. Big Dance/Little Space was the first production by Callous Physical Theatre in Pocatello since directors Josephine and Paul relocated from Tacoma, Washington, to join the Theatre and Dance faculty at Idaho State University. Big Dance/Little Space was made possible, in part, by support from the Pocatello Arts Commission, Idaho Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
InterPlay: AnARTomy DVD
InterPlay: AnARTomy DVD - Jimmy Miklavcic completed the InterPlay: AnARTomy 2009 project DVD in February. This performance explored the human body as a complex system of thought and action where the simplest impulse can generate the most amazing human motion. The subject of AnARTomy was an exploration into this very personal receptacle as a connector through which humans operate, activate and live. This DVD is available at the Another Language web store.
Landscape: Shaken Gently with a Twist
Landscape: Shaken Gently with a Twist - In March, Elizabeth Miklavcic had the honor to participate in a visual art show, Landscape: Shaken Gently with a Twist. The opening reception was held March 19, 2010, and the gallery exhibit ran from March 19-April 9, 2010. Elizabeth created two new digital paintings for this group showing of visual artists. The exhibit was hosted by Art Access/VSA Utah; VSA is an affiliate of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Landscape was vetted and hosted by Executive Director Ruth Lubbers and Assistant Director Sheryl Gillilan.
InterPlay: Event Horizon
InterPlay: Event Horizon - Held March 26-28 & April 2-3, 2010 at the Intermountain Network and Scientific Computation Center on the University of Utah campus. The concept of Event Horizon was based on the exploration of the unknown. Performers were Lexie Levitt, Carrie Baker, Diane Hsu, and Elizabeth Miklavcic; with processed video by Miho Aoki, background animation and photography by Elizabeth Miklavcic. Jimmy Miklavcic created the live digital mix of the incoming video streams during the performance.
Panel Discussion
Panel Discussions - Held March 29-April 1, 2010 at the Intermountain Network and Scientific Computation Center on the University of Utah campus. To celebrate Another Language Performing Arts Company's 25 Years of Creative Expression a series of community panel discussions were held. The various discussions focused on different topics such as Arts Administration to Telematic Performance.
Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters
Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters - April 9th Elizabeth and Jimmy Miklavcic traveled to Saint George, Utah, where the Company Directors presented the second edition of InterPlay: Performing on a High Tech Wire for the Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters spring conference. Founded April 3, 1908, the Utah Academy of Sciences was organized to promote investigations and diffuse knowledge in all areas of science. The paper co-authored by Elizabeth & Jimmy was given the 2010 Best Paper Award in the Arts Category.
Excited Atoms
Excited Atoms - In-depth interviews with twenty-one key practitioners, cultural managers and critical observers (including Another Language Directors) share informed points-of-view from around the world. This educational document covers networked performance ... enlarging the action radius ... participatory strategies ... one-way, two-way and third spaces in interactive performance ... virtual stages ... avatars ... live streaming of work in progress ... transdisciplinarity ... and so much more. The study was funded by the Fundacion Autor." Excited Atoms was released; free to the public, on April 9th and received over 4,000 downloads during the first week. Select this link for Judith Staines publication Excited Atoms.
TorinOver10 - In May, Elizabeth and Jimmy were invited by Maryda Nicole Gallo to create a short film, Salt Lake City in 90 Seconds for submission to TorinOver10. Torino, Italy is Salt Lake's sister city, the festival held throughout Torino will include videos from invited artists and displayed in public areas. TorinOver10 is presented in collaboration with the Department of Commerce, Tourism and Urban Marketing of Torino and sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry for Cultural Heritage, Regione Piemonte, Provincia di Torino Citta di Torino, District 7. Work on this project took place through June and included hours of footage from different places of Salt Lake City and surrounding areas, which were then edited into a ninety-second video.
Music For Bubble Biters - The History DVD
Music For Bubble Biters - The History DVD - Elizabeth Miklavcic completed the Music for Bubble Biters-The History DVD in July. The process of assembling this DVD included finding and restoring nine Another Language performances from 1987-1993 of Jimmy Miklavcic's original music composition. Included are performances that took place for the Brown Bag Concert Series and Sounds That Arts Makes in Salt Lake City, the Utah Performing Arts Tour in Park City and Springdale, Utah and the International Composer-to-Composer Festival in Telluride, Colorado. The completion of this historical DVD finishes the two-disc set that accompanies Music for Bubble Biters-The Mockumentary a film, created in 2005, that spoofs the Bubble Biter performance experience. This DVD set is available at the Another Language web store.
H20 - September 27-October 2 a week-long art exhibition of local and national artists, curated by Brolly Arts was held at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Another Language Performing Arts Company exhibited Music for Bubble Biters-The Mockmumentary for this event.
Sguardi Sonori-Infinite Spaces
Sguardi Sonori-Infinite Spaces - Beginning October 9th and exhibiting through 2011, Italian based FaticArt Association headquartered in Perugia organized this event with participating artists from all over the world, elements for this performance/installation include electronic music, sound art installation, performance, video art, painting and photography. Elizabeth Miklavcic's video art and Elizabeth & Jimmy Miklavcic's piano/guitar duet is a part of this prestigious event.
InterPlay: Event Horizon DVD
InterPlay: Event Horizon DVD - Co-directed by Elizabeth and Jimmy Miklavcic this telematic, cinematic event was an exploration of what is just beyond sight or knowledge. This DVD is available at the Another Language web store.
anotherlanguage.org - Elizabeth Miklavcic worked on The Artists' Exchange web pages. The process included scanning in posters, building web pages including descriptions and restoring videos of the performances. Jimmy Miklavcic encoded the Final Cut Quicktime movies with Sorenson Squeeze 5. The Artists' Exchanges are viewable in the 1990-1994 history documentation of the web site.
Awards - The Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters Chose InterPlay: Performing on a High Tech Wire written by Elizabeth and Jimmy Miklavcic to receive the 2010 "Best Paper Award in the Arts Category."