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Mary Burns

VIDEO FUN IN GHOST TOWN

There's an ace new video just been released promoting Media CityUK…


SALFORD MEDIA CITY VIDEO Mary Burns
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The three minute video called Take Note, mixes architectural visions with hot air balloons, bubble machines, dancing cameras and a soothing soundtrack. It's also got lots of multi-coloured ghostly creatures, aliens and monsters populating the place...Make of that what you will, although it does scream on the MediaCityUK website *… "We're Creating A City…welcome to our world". Hmmm…

Meanwhile, the video itself is great.  As its artist, Andrew Li, says "I had a strong idea of what I wanted to do, something different, something cool and memorable.  I wanted to create a vibe."

And that, the Birmingham based artist (yep no-one in Salford is capable, it appears, of doing anything for Media City) is certainly doing.  So much so, he'd even consider setting up there… "It will be a good place to be" he says "when it's full to capacity…"

Hmmm again. With still only the BBC and the University and a supermarket signed up to Media City, Andrew's multi-coloured ghouls and ghosts might be the only ones there to keep him company…

Top vid though!

* MediaCityUK - that state of the art media city - should really try and sort its website out. It keeps failing to load!

David Henry wrote
at 17:31:10 on 14 September 2009
Multi colours balloons and funky music but not a soul in sight..! says it all doesn't it? like the rest of the quays. Is that tumble weed or did someone drop a pin?
 
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