Press & Media
KMA’s work, across all disciplines, has consistently generated large amounts of positive press.
“Video artists Kit Monkman and Tom Wexler have devised some stunning visuals”
“Flock… offered a whole new realm for ‘live’ artistic experience”.
From How Soon is Now: 60 Years of the Institute of Contemporary Arts by Ekow Eshun and Pamela Jahn.
“Digital media experts KMA work wonders”
“Projection… seems prepared as its own exhibit. It is a startling complement to what it accompanies.”
Colleen McLellan, Culture Spot LA
“Uri Omi’s set of movable walls and the combined theatrical wizardry of lighting designer Beky Stoddart and video artists Kit Monkman and Tom Wexler make for some magical effects and transformations”
The Toronto Star
“KMA’s brilliant visual tricks. Staggeringly inventive”
“wonderfully creative, impressive use of graphics”
“a devastating bit of theatrical magic”
New York Village Voice
“Staged with vivid imagination, daring and technological skill”
“Brilliant! … an uncomfortable but beautifully observed snippet of social history told superbly through the innovative interaction of live dance and film to create a quite unique brand of dance theatre.”
“[Eng-er-land] is the epitomy of multimedia dance.”
“‘Flock’ is a daring and exciting dance project… the concept of ‘Flock’ is something that certainly deserves further exploration for the artistic future of dance.”
“Newson and his designers have beautiful surprises up their sleeves”
“There were even people cycling across the stage â€“ not a common sight in Swan Lake… everyone had such fun.”
“Don’t ask how it works – it just does, courtesy of video artists Kit Monkman and Tom Wexler”
- Claire Lowther, Sarah Schultz (2008). “Bright: Architectural Illumination and Light Installations”. Frame Publishers. ISBN 978-3899553017.
- Ekow Eshun, Pamela Jahn (2007). “How Soon Is Now: 60 Years of the Institute of Contemporary Arts”. ICA. ISBN 978-1900300544.
- Chris Woodford, Jon Woodcock. “The Gadget Book: How Really Cool Stuff Works”. Dorling Kindersley. ISBN 978-1405326438.
- Popat, S.; Palmer, S. (2008) “Embodied Interfaces: Dancing wih Digital Sprites”, Digital Creativity 19(2), pp.1-13
- Palmer, S.; Popat, S. (2006) “Dancing in the Streets: The Sensuous Manifold as a Concept for Designing Experience”, International Journal of Performance Arts & Digital Media 2(3), pp.297-314
- Palmer, S. (2006) “A Place to Play – Experimentation and Interactions Between Technology and Performance” . In: White, C.A. & Oddey, A (eds.) “The Potentials of Spaces : International Scenography and Performance for the 21st Century”, Bristol: Intellect Books, pp.105-118. ISBN 978-1841501376
- Palmer, S. (2006) “Dance and Interactive Scenography: Exploratory approaches to making performance with technology” In: Friedman L. (ed), “Connectivity – 10th Biennial Symposium of Arts and Technology”, Connecticut College, New London, CT, USA , pp.125-136.
- Popat, S.; Palmer, S. (2005) “Creating Common Ground: Dialogues Between Performance and Digital Technologies”, International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media, 1(1), pp.47-65.
- Popat, S. (2006). “Invisible Connections: Dance, Choreography and Internet Communities”, London & New York: Routledge. ISBN 978-0415364751