“Audio / Visual installation by Miles Polaski lets users mashup 42 pop songs (vocals / instrumentals), providing 441 different musical combinations, with a projection mapped audio visualizer” — Prosthetic Knowledge
“An installation that encompases almost everything magnificent, gratifying, and even empowering about mashup culture.” — The Creators Project
“Projection mapping! Happy people! Resolume! Nirvana mixed with ‘Call me maybe’! What more could you possibly want in life?” — Resolume Software (via Facebook)
The MASHine from Miles Polaski on Vimeo. The MASHine is an interactive audio and visual installation, utilizing the contemporary art of Mashups and Projection Mapping, features 42 songs (21 instrumental tracks and 21 vocal tracks) assigned to 42 buttons giving its user the opportunity for themselves to create over 400 unique combinations while the video before them pulses and bounces along to the music. It was created by Barter Theatre’s resident sound and video designer, Miles Polaski, and was part of the William King Museum’s Artist by Trade exhibit in 2014 in Abingdon, Virginia.
The Ghosts That Followed Me
Miles’s audio/visual work The Ghosts That Followed Me is part of the William King Museum‘s new exhibit:
Mapping the Cosmos: Jan Hurt and a Constellation of Artists February 6 – May 17, 2015 United Company Contemporary Regional Gallery
William King Museum of Art is proud to host this multi-media exhibition modeled after Jan Hurt’s many collaborative exhibitions from far and recent past- in particular the Tarot Card Art exhibition held at the Starving Artist Café in the late 1990s. Mapping the Cosmos began with thirteen hand-selected artists from the region who then asked one other artist to participate. The total twenty-seven artists randomly selected part of the Cosmos from a hat and were allowed to interpret their topic in any media they choose. The artists then sought out, in light of current knowledge or totally disregarding current knowledge, to re- imagine, explore, and reinterpret the Cosmos.