*CANDY FACTORY and INSTANT COFFEE
a web project and CD package
*Candy Factory Project
Instant Coffee Year of Love
Published by Art Metropole in collaboration with *Candy Factory
Launch September 4 2004, 1-4pm
Art Metropole, 788 King St W, Toronto
*Candy Factory and Instant Coffee launch their new audio/video 2 cd set and website.
The collaboration has been packaged as a double cd set, with an audio cd by Takuji Kogo and a video cd by Instant Coffee. The two-CD set, titled *Candy Factory Projects / Instant Coffee Year of Love sells for $18.00 Cdn. . The project can also be found through Art Metropole's website at www.artmetropole.com.
Takuji Kogo of Candy Factory presents 14 flash movies produced in collaboration with other visual artists or influenced by artists' production. In particular, Takuji has produced two new works for this series, based on AA Bronson's Healer web site at aabronson.com, and Chrysanne Stathacos' Wish Machine project. Other works with Young Hae Chang Heavy Industries and Mike Bode are based on lyrics from SPAM email and web content. The audio tracks are all included on the Candy Factory Projects audio CD, as well as on the web project
Instant Coffee's , www.instantcoffee.org , participation includes 8 quick time movies documenting one year of Instant Coffee Make Out Parties designed to build social relations by any means necessary. Footage includes adults goin' for it in recreated grade 7 style settings, including blanket and pillow constructed make out forts, spin-the-bottle games, dance floor groping, and hotel room fun. These mini-videos are also included on the Instant Coffee Year of Love CD.