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For Immediate Release: FIRST –EVER POP UP INTERACTIVE ART ATTRACTION COMES TO PASADENA  THE REFLECTING POOL AT GALLERY 30 SOUTH ONLY UNTIL JANUARAY 27, 2019  Guests Can Create Their Own Personal Interactive Art Experience Using Ken Salter’s Exclusive Technology System Through January 27, 2019 Pasadena, California –– January 8, 2019 – Gallery 30 South has announced a rare and exclusive interactive opportunity for art and technology enthusiasts for the month of January. “The Reflecting Pool,” a proprietary technology system developed by Ken Salter is set up inside the gallery and gives guests “15 minutes of fame” by allowing them to create their own personal interactive digital art experience using the experiential art movements. Garden of Strange Loops: So Tonight I May See is the name of the pop-up experience which will run until Sunday, January 27, 2018. Through the use of video feedback which generates interactive fractal images – resembling unique one-of-a-kind psychedelic art experiences, Salter has perfected a way of utilizing sensor movements that transforms art images into a live format. Guests will enter the gallery and be instructed on how to dynamically use their hands and movements to create personal, one-of-a-kind art movements and reflections. The experiential exhibit also marks the first time the group Mazzy Star has collaborated with a visual artist in a pop-up showcase such as this. Guests can enter the exhibit in 15 minute intervals. The way the pop up experience works includes a camera, a monitor, a computer and a gesture sensor.  The camera views the monitor, which displays a mosaic of multiple identical images in different forms. A feedback loop allows the camera to repeatedly take pictures, which results in intricate, colorful patterns. Salter projects ephemeral images that are unique and ever-changing through his technology and sets it to music creating a remarkable visual and audible overload of color and sound.  Guests at Gallery 30 South will participate with the gesture sensor to change the geometry of the mosaic, much like a kaleidoscope, all put to music. No two experiences are alike, and both still photos and video are welcome and encouraged. Examples can be seen here: https://vimeo.com/user67892677. In 2008, Salter was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, which ultimately led to a more intense connection to his innovation with art. Parkinson’s changes the brain and awakens artistic abilities, which Salter recognizes as the time his interest intensified. In 2013, when he showcased in San Francisco, he was immediately recognized as the leader of the Neo Light and Space Movement. As with the original Light and Space Movement from the 60’s, which used neon, glass, fluorescent light and acrylics, Salter uses orthogonal planes of video monitors and mirrors to activate the wild and fascinating art that infuses the 3-dimensional projection. Movement, psychedelics and phenomena are key to the origin of both.   Salter was born in Los Angeles where he worked as an engineer in entertainment technology for close to three decades.  His creativity and engineering skills led him to The Walt Disney Company where he was an imagineer responsible for developing new technologies and systems for theme park rides. He owns numerous patents on ride and entertainment technologies and served as a consultant with Carlson and Co. (the fabricator of Jeff Koons’ first, metallic Balloon Dog) to help engineer Koons’ massive Train and Balloon Rabbit sculptures. Since 2013, Salter has been exploring and creating the three-dimensional interactive experiential art that will be at the center of Gallery 30 South’s upcoming exhibition. The location of Gallery 30 South is 30 S. Wilson Avenue in Pasadena, California 91106. Signed prints of some of Salter’s artworks will also be on sale at the gallery during the exhibition.               ABOUT GALLERY 30 SOUTH Gallery 30 South was launched in February 2017 in Pasadena’s Green Street Village Landmark District by La Luz de Jesus Gallery director Matt Kennedy and his wife, Ai Honda Kennedy. Since then, they have been joined by a group of international artists and prominent guest curators from the Norton Simon, LACMA and Bergamot Station. Gallery 30 South represents a broad selection of contemporary artists from emerging names to established international figures showcasing metallurgy, painting, sculpture, installations and new media. The gallery’s exhibition program has featured solo presentations by young Los Angeles-based performer and painter Lindsey Way, José Rodolfo Loaiza Ontiveros’ controversial remixed Disney paintings, international culture jammers Panik Collective, the first Los Angeles gallery showing of Japanese neo-modernist Shigeru Idei, and Danish motion philosopher Torben Ulrich. The gallery also showcased groundbreaking installations by Dosshaus and Indecline and made international headlines when it presented Frances Bean Cobain’s first adult art exhibition which sold out in a single day. In 2018, in addition to hosting the first exhibition of paintings by Hip-Hop legend Chuck D. of Public Enemy and Prophets of Rage, Gallery 30 South presented the first posthumous retrospective of 3D artist Ray Zone’s sequential art as part of Pop Sequentialism  2.0, and hosted the debut exhibition for seminal first wave LA Punk Rocker, Lydia Breckenridge’s African American Punk Rock Quilts. Artworks form Gallery 30 South exhibitions have been acquired by the Marciano Foundation, CAAM, the International Hip-Hop Museum, Houston Museum of Drawing, and prominent private collections worldwide. For more information on Gallery 30 South go to: www.gallery30south.com.  Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest: @gallery30south   Hi res images available by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   Advance tickets are available via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ken-salter-the-garden-of-strange-loops-feat-the-music-of-mazzy-star-tickets-52477661097   PRESS CONTACT Caroline Galloway (440) 591-3807 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. LOCATION Gallery 30 South 30 S. Wilson Ave. Pasadena, CA 91106 (323)547-3227 www.gallery30south.com