'Incident Energy' is a multichannel video installation by Jacob Pander and Marne Lucas, filmed with heat-sensitive Thermal Imaging (IR) systems.‘Incident Energy’ was funded in part by a Regional Art & Culture Council 2012-13 Project Grant. The exhibition premiered at Disjecta Contemporary Art Center in Portland, OR.
CHOREOGRAPHER - JIM MCGINN
Jim McGinn, a dancer and choreographer living in Portland Oregon. He serves as the Artistic Director of TopShakeDance, a company that he founded in 2010. Jim has danced for a variety of choreographers in the Portland region including Linda K. Johnson, Linda Austin, Angelle Hebert of tEEth, Carla Mann, and the late Keith V. Goodman. He danced 7 seasons with Tere Mathern Dance and 12 seasons with Oslund+Co/Dance. His recent choreographic projects include ‘Exquisite Corpse’ with Carla Mann, 2009, ‘Blown’, 2010, ‘Gust’, 2011, and “Jamb” 2012. Since June 2012, Jim, along with TopShakeDance have been working toward the November 2013 premiere of “Float”, an evenings’ length work inspired by hypothermia and out of body experiences.
THERMAL IMAGING TECHNOLOGY
Thermal imaging details the subtle changes in heating/cooling surface temperatures, revealing the changing light in corporeal and inanimate objects. What appears white depicts heat, while objects undergoing rapid cooling turn black.