February 1 - March 29, 2013

The Vault (February - March, 2013)

Laura Elrick (Brooklyn, NY), Duriel E. Harris (Chicago , IL), Christine Hume (Ypsilant, MI), Sean Hurley (Ann Arbor, MI), KBD(uo) (Toledo, OH), Roman J. Leyva (Milwaukee, WI), Jose Alberto Luna (Cleveland, OH), Timothy David Orme, Stephen Petrus (Painesville, OH), Scott Rankin (Chicago, IL), Davor Sanvincenti, Marko Tadic, Lauren Voss (Cleveland, OH), Catherine Wagner (Oxford, OH), Petra Zlonoga

The Vault (February - March, 2013)
Daniil Ivanovic, You are Free

Daniil Ivanovic, You are Free  Petra Zlonoga | 2012 | video | courtesy of the artist

Blue Arpeggios

Blue Arpeggios  Davor Sanvincenti | 2012 | video | courtesy of the artist

We used to call it: Moon  Marko Tanic | 2012 | animation | courtesy of the artist

Reason  Roman J. Levya | video | courtesy of the artist

Speleology  Duriel E. Harris and Scott Rankin | 201 | video | courtesy of the artist


Froz  Stephen Petrus | video | courtesy of the artist

The Vault functions as a media flat file-a converted walk-in safe where audiences can experience a variety of video and audio art. Work is added to The Vault on a rolling basis where it remains on view for approximately six months before rotating out. Viewers have the remote control in their hands to select the work they would like to experience.

Currently in The Vault: Video

Davor Sanvincenti (Croatia)
Blue arpeggios, 2012
Blue arpeggios is a time work which avoids the structural narrative and can be grasped as a metaphor for consciousness, perception or as a reflection on the individual position in nature. The fixed gaze becomes an exploration for subjective world of perception, cognition and imagination. The music composed by Francisco L

About the Artists

Laura Elrick

Laura Elrick is the author of Propagation (Kenning Editions ,2012), Fantasies In Permeable Structures (Factory School, 2005), and Skincerity (Krupskaya, 2003). Her psycho-geographically inspired research and performance works include the oppositional cartography Blocks Away (2010), the video-poem Stalk (2008), and a sound work, 5 Audio Pieces for Doubled Voice (2005).... go to artist page

Duriel E. Harris

Duriel E. Harris, born in Chicago, IL in 1969, is the author of two print collections Drag (2003) and Amnesiac: Poems (2010); as well as Speleology (2011), a video collaboration with artist Scott Rankin. She is a cofounder of the avant garde poetry/performance trio The Black Took Collective and poetry... go to artist page

Christine Hume

Christine Hume (born 1968) is an American poet and artist. Christine Hume is the author of three books of poetry, Musca Domestica (2000), Alaskaphrenia (2004), and Shot (2010) and three chapbooks, Lullaby: Speculations on the First Active Sense (Ugly Duckling Press, 2008), Ventifacts (Omnidawn Press, 2012), and Hum (Dikembe Press,... go to artist page

Sean Hurley

Sean Hurley is an Ann Arbor artist who works in video and neon. He also is co-owner of Whiplash (merch logistics) and is the tour manager for Modest Mouse. go to artist page


KBD is a trio of experimental musicians who have been playing together since 2006. Its members are Michael Kimaid -drums and electronics, Gabriel Beam- guitar and electronics, and Ryan Dohm- trumpet and electronics.In 2007, KBD released their debut full length: [four plus one], on the Eh? Music Label. Although Ryan... go to artist page

Roman J. Leyva

Experimental musician, visual artist, and writer born outside Atlanta, GA in 1984, Leyva was originally based out of Cleveland, OH and now residing in Milwaukee, WI. He previously ran the Atavistic Transformations label, currently runs the Compulsion Rites label. go to artist page

Jose Alberto Luna

Jose Alberto Luna is an autodidact musician/artist/esoteric practitioner who currently lives in Cleveland, Ohio. He has performed at venues such as The Brandt Gallery, MOCA Cleveland, The Intuit: Center for Outsider Art (Chicago), Soundlab (Buffalo), The Scarab Club (Detroit), and many rock clubs and DIY spaces in the Great Lakes... go to artist page

Timothy David Orme

Timothy David Orme is a writer, filmmaker, and animator. His films have shown at small and large festivals all over the world. Tim has also worked in television as both a camera operator, writer, director, animator, and public service announcement producer. go to artist page

Stephen Petrus

Stephen Petrus makes his living as a factory worker in Painesville, OH. He records and performs widely in the U.S. and Europe as Murderous Vision. He runs the Live Bait Recording Foundation, which has issued over three dozen sound and video recordings. He co-produced and co-directed City/Ruins: Art in the... go to artist page

Scott Rankin

Scott Rankin was born in 1954. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography from Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia in 1976 and his Master of Fine Arts degree in Photography/Video from UCLA in Los Angeles in 1980. He has been making video since 1979. His photographs, videotapes... go to artist page

Davor Sanvincenti

Davor Sanvincenti / b.1979 / is an international multimedia artist from Croatia, also known by monikers such as Messmatik and Gurtjo Ningmor. He is specifically interested in a field of audiovisual research and anthropology of visual culture, particularly focused on the conditions and forms of human senses and perceptions. Notices,... go to artist page

Marko Tadic

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Lauren Voss

Lauren Voss is a Video and Performance Artist and Musician living and working in Cleveland. She is a graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Art with a BFA in T.I.M.E - Digital Arts. go to artist page

Catherine Wagner

Catherine Wagner is an Associate Professor in the Department of English at Miami University. Her fourth collection of poetry, Nervous Device, is just out from City Lights Press. go to artist page

Petra Zlonoga

Petra Zlonoga (b. 1982) completed an MA in graphic design at the School of Design in 2007 and an MA in animation and new media at the Academy of Fine Arts, Zagreb, Croatia in 2011. She currently works as a freelance animator, illustrator and graphic designer. go to artist page

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