Starry Nite is presented using Roger’s Cinema-Trike, a human-powered 35mm film projection system built from an adult-sized tricycle. While a member from the audience pedals the bike Roger performs live image manipulations to the film being projected.
To add additional layers to this performance Roger also uses a 16mm film projector and simultaneously manipulates these images along with the 35mm film. As you watch the two films morph into one, continuously changing, layers being added and new textures developed. A starry nite will take the audience on an exploration of the stars and travel the Milky Way.
Cinema-Trike is a human powered film projection system that was created by taking an adult 3-wheeled bicycle and a 35mm film projector and transforming them into a new age cinema experience. As you pedal the bike the film is driven through the projector system, if you pedal the bike fast than the images appear fast and if you slow it right down you will see each image past by frame by frame. Check out a clip from the performance on Vimeo!