Artist Perry Vasquez. Photo by Aaron McFarland.
Courtesy of San Diego CityBeat.

Inside Perry Vasquez’s immersive ‘The Gates of Heck’

San Diego artist’s performance transforms Canvas Gallery into the fiery pits of hell

By Kinsee Morlan for the San Diego CityBeat on February 24, 2014

Clad mostly in black, Vasquez quietly strums his guitar and performs a spoken-word piece as wild, fiery images dance across a wall of projection screens behind him. Multimedia producer Aaron McFarland stands behind a piece of video equipment that allows him to mix his own original animation with other video, including a live feed coming from two remote cameras inside the gallery.

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Perry Vasquez is an UC San Diego Visual Arts MFA Alum. For more about his work, please visit:

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