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2004

NYE 2004 Miss Kitten Friday 31st December 2004
Miss Kitten @ Gas French electroclash star Miss Kittin was heading up the lineup at Gas and Bohem, alongside DJ T, co-founder of the Berlin-based deep house label Get Physical Music.

"The set was nicely complemented by the tough images on the screen behind her."
In The Mix

IBM Media Christmas Party Thursday 9th December 2004
For: The Design Troup
This small Christmas party featured four projectors onto the domed ceiling of Bohem lounge.

Glow Price Waterhouse Cooper Christmas Party Friday 26th November 2004
For: Avant Guard Events
The PWC Christmas party was held in the Big Top at LunaPark. The theme of the event was Glow. Video projection was a core part of the party look with a 40m wide, 8m high screen as the main feature of the room. Tesseract precented widscreen, glow themed imagery in high resolution via Watchout. As well as general party graphics from our own media server with support from Ziggy Ziegler on TDCs Catalyst.

2004 McDonalds Global Restaurant Managers Closing Party Wednesday 10th November 2004
For: Jack Morton Worldwide
A huge party in halls 3&4 of the Sydney Exhibition & Convention Centre. The halls where transformed into an underwater environment with extensive decoration, roving performers and 5 screens of projection. Entertainment included INXS and Sneaky Sound System.

Corporate Function Saturday 16th October 2004
Large scale live multimedia performance and installation at Finger Wharf Wooloomoolloo, featuring custom animations, live compositing and architectural projections.

Speed City : Electrofringe 2004 Saturday 2nd October 2004
A project by Hammer & Tongs Theatre, Newcastle. A workshop leading to a live show on Saturday October 2nd 2004. Young Novacastrians showcase their cars, music, and the spaces they inhabit. This will be an interdisciplinary event featuring car activities, vj-ing, live and electronic music, video and installations, performed by young people in collaboration with the artistic team. The live perfomance will coincide with the THIS IS NOT ART festival. Video: Tesseract. Audio: Chris Danvers. Director: Sally Sussman.

The Light House : Electrofringe 2004 Friday 1st October 2004
The Light House is an audio event presented at Electrofringe 2004, as a work in development by a group of artists working together recording sounds and images of the M.V. Cape Don, a 70 m long ship that serviced Australian lighthouses in the 1960's. Presented by Tesseract Research Laboratories with The Night Air, ABC Radio National. Dusk (6:15 PM) until 8 PM, at Harbour Square Newcastle, Friday 1st October. Presented as part of the Electrofringe 2004 Program.

Transmission Saturday 18th September 2004
Dance Party at the RoundHouse, UNSW, featuring a full live set by electronic music acts, DJs and supporting visuals by tesseract. www.transmission.net.au

FBi 1st Birthday Celebration Thursday 9th September 2004
Free Broadcast Initiative Radio Station celebrated its first birthday with an event at @ Newtown, featuring live audio acts and DJs, and visuals by tesseract.

Launch of Sydney Party Magazine Wednesday 28th July 2004
Presenting a new annual magazine for Sydney's event organisers, which will be launched at Plan B, featuring live visual performance by Tesseract.

ConFusion Saturday 24th July 2004
A Trifectoid event. Private party at exclusive venue.

Launch of Clan Analogue CDs Friday 16th July 2004
Live visual support to Clan Analogue for the launch of the new album by Bleepin' J Squawkins, and the latest Clan Compilation. Held at @ Newtown, Enmore Rd. "delightful projections courtesy of the always-hot Tesseract" Review on In The Mix.

Launch of International Youth Parliament Tuesday 6th July and Wednesday 7th July
The Launch of International Youth Parliament is a theatre event featuring young performers from around the world collaborating in workshops in sydney leading to live performance. Organised by Cirque du Soleil, Oxfam, and ATYP, directed by Sue Broadway, with creative and technical video support by Tesseract Research Laboratories. 8 PM Parade Theatre at NIDA. Bookings through www.ticketek.com.au

Sprocket Monday 21st June 2004
Video Artists Tesseract Research Laboratories (Cindi Drennan and Justin Maynard) are known for live improvisational image innovation, and experimental screen sculptures that distort and refract projected images. Sprocket, produced by Tesseract with Leon Ewing, combines film loops, screens that make sounds and spaces, reworked narratives, live performance and soundscapes in a fusion of theatre, cinema and electronica. More info: sprocket.trl.com.au/

Sydney Film Festival Launch Friday 11th June 2004
Live performance and installation at the Launch Party for the Sydney Film Festival, audio by Sneaky Sound System, images by Tesseract. Wentworth Hotel, Grand Ballroom. www.sydneyfilmfestival.org/

Training: Planning Skills for Interactive Media Projects April - June 2004
A training program about the planning and development phase of interactive media applications. Cindi Drennan from Tesseract is the client for the project, with subject matter focussing on convergent new media arts "in the moment" - a DVD about new media performance artists.

Transmission - Superstar DJ Battle Saturday 29th May 2004
Intelligence indicates that all DJs will be spinning tunes at the following coordinates: Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre Olympic Boulevard, Sydney Olympic Park Between 21:00 - 07:00 hours Tracid Traxxx Global Tour - Kai Tracid, Hennes and Cold, ASYS, and Derb, along with Nervous, Pee Wee, Nik Fish, John Ferris, and Jumping Jack, plus 35 local legends. Visuals by Tesseract. www.transmission.net.au

D I S O R I E N T A T I O N Thursday 13th May 2004
DISORIENTATION is a monthly series of events, aiming to bring together both well-known and emerging live electronic audiovisual performers. Curated by Shannon O'Neill. Featuring AV acts including Tobias Kazumichi Grime, Tesseract Research Laboratories with Leon Ewing. @ Lanfranchis Memorial Discotheque. Lvl 2, 144 Cleveland St, Chippendale - From 8pm. $5 donation.

Art Seminar Wednesday 28th April 2004
Cindi Drennan is invited speaker at the Marrickville Council's bimonthly Art Seminar. Petersham Town Hall Foyer, Crystal Street, Petersham, 6-8 PM.

Matanza Friday 2nd April 2004
Red Hot Afro-Latin Funk with irrepressible energy and a sizzling mix of the hottest dance tunes punctuated by sophisticated jazz breaks and chugging Brazilian samba. Featuring a full horn section with Special Guests and a wild visual feast by Tesseract. Fri 2 Apr @ 8pm, @newtown, 52 Enmore Road, Newtown, NSW 2042. $12 advance / 15 at door

Preception Friday 26th March 2004
Private event.

City of Gosnells Carnivale 19th and 20th March 2004
Tesseract Research laboratories presented a feature audiovisual show at the City of Gosnells Carnivale, in Western Australia. The Friday night performance was an audiovisual performance theatre piece commissioned by gosnells on theme of the elements. Saturday the 20th night was a full VJ show accompanying the audio acts 7.45 8.30 Alice Haines Band 8.45 9.30 The Fuzz - Youth Alternative/Indi 9.45 10.30 Rollerskates - Youth - Funk

Global Beats March 9th 2004 to March 14th 2004
Global Beats: World Music for a small planet - a week long program at The Studio, Sydney Opera House. Video Artists Tesseract (Cindi Drennan and Justin Maynard) visualised influences from around the globe, in a VJ performance and lightscape architecture that was unique every night, yet unified the entire program. Tesseract also designed and constructed the screen sculpture which defined the visual architecture of the performance space. Audio Acts included: Locals: Songket & Anything But Roy; Monseiur Camembert; Dha. Internationals: Souad Massi, Grada, Young and Rollins, Barbara Morgenstern.

W u n d e r k a m m e r [Cabinet of Curiosities] Sat 6 March 8pm (Mardi Gras Weekend)
Adm:$5 The first [infernal carnival] was held in a derelict city warehouse site. Featured [Harsh Electronics, Subversive Cinema,Experimental AV, Industrial Soundscapes, Bizarre Theatrics, Mutant Installations] www.derwunderkammern.org

WBSS & Frank Yamma Perth Tour 19th and 20th February 2004
Tesseract VJ support to Wicked Beat Sound System and Frank Yamma tour to Perth, Western Australia. 2 Shows at the Village Verandah, Festival club of the Perth International Arts Festival 2004.

Transmission (Anthem Evolution of Love) 14th February 2004 (Valentines Day)
Dance Party at Sydney Arena, featuring a full live set by electronic music acts, DJs and supporting visuals by tesseract. www.transmission.net.au

The Studio 2004 Launch Thursday 29th January 2004
Launch of the 2004 program at The Studio at the Sydney Opera House, featured visual installation and live performance by Tesseract to promote the upcoming program. The program highlight was a two screen multi-stream presentation of upcoming shows, created by Tesseract. The show also included live sets by Ben Walsh, Morganics and Sveta, accompanied by the Tesseract visual melee.

Big Day Out 2004 23rd and 24th January 2004
Tesseract live VJ sets in the Boiler Room and Hothouse at Big Day Out Sydney. Friday 23rd, Hothouse from 11 AM - 4 PM, 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM. Saturday 24th, Hothouse from 11 AM - 4 PM. Boiler Room 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM.