Vancouver 2010 to hold media availabilities for launch of Cultural Olympiad's
CODE Live and Vectorial Elevation installation in Vancouver on Thursday,
February 4

VANCOUVER, Feb. 3 /CNW/ - CODE Live, a landmark 18-day digital arts event held as part of the larger Vancouver 2010 Cultural Olympiad festival, is officially kicking off on Thursday, February 4 with three distinctive events in Vancouver.

The events include: Code Live 1, Code Live 2 and Vectorial Elevation, a stunning interactive artwork that will project a quiet canopy of light in the night sky above and on the sparkling surface of English Bay below with designs created by people around the world and delivered via the Internet. For more information on the projects, visit www.vancouver2010.com/code.

Three separate media availabilities will be held on Thursday, February 4 with Burke Taylor, vice-president of culture and celebrations with the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC); Rae Hull, VANOC's creative director of CODE; and Canadian artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, creator of Vectorial Elevation, considered one of the world's largest interactive artworks.

    
    1.) Media Availability with Rae Hull, creative director of CODE

    When:
    10:30 am on Thursday, February 4, 2010

    Where:
    CODE Live 1
    Great Northern Way Campus
    577 Great Northern Way, Vancouver

    2.) Media Availability with Burke Taylor, VANOC's vice-president of
    culture and celebrations, Rae Hull, creative director of CODE and Ron
    Burnett, president of Emily Carr University of Art and Design.

    When:
    5:00 pm on Thursday, February 4, 2010

    Where:
    CODE Live 2
    Emily Carr University of Art and Design
    1399 Johnston St.
    Granville Island, Vancouver

    3.) Media availability with Rafael Lozano-Hemmer/Ceremonial throwing of
    switch to launch Vectorial Elevation

    When:
    6:00 pm on Thursday, February 4, 2010
    Museum of Vancouver
    1100 Chestnut St., Vancouver (Vanier Park parking lot between the Museum
    and English Bay)
    A tent located in the parking lot will be the site of the first
    activation of this spectacular light show.
    

SOURCE VANCOUVER ORGANIZING COMMITTEE FOR THE 2010 OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC WINTER GAMES

For further information: For further information: Media Contact: Janet Miller, VANOC Communications, Tel: (604) 404-3998, E-mail: janet_miller@vancouver2010.com

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