Boombox Vancouver

In ‘Manta’ the artist resuscitates the voodoo folklore of Balkan, through a process of repeatedly drawing and dissolving light in live visual music performance. 

‘The performance explores immediacy through ritual set around a cave fire, taking the visitors on a multimodal experience. With stroboscopic etch-a-sketch-like glyphs, the artist expresses the Slavic paganism through spontaneous gestural lines, and bold dots. He distills the blacklight to create a sense of movement and transformation of space. Irfan’s laser paintings – raw and hypnotic – evoke synesthesia and embrace imperfection.’ – Wilmot Moana

WARNING: This performance may potentially trigger seizures for people with photosensitive epilepsy. Viewer discretion is advised.

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