Epson Large Venue Projectors Showcase the Marriage of Art and Tech with Installations at Silicon Valley Contemporary Art Show

   Epson Large Venue Projectors Showcase the Marriage of Art and Tech with
            Installations at Silicon Valley Contemporary Art Show

PR Newswire

LONG BEACH, Calif., April 8, 2014

LONG BEACH, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Epson, the number-one
selling projector brand worldwide^1, has partnered with Silicon Valley
Contemporary (SVC) to provide 3-chip 3LCD large venue projectors for the
Moving Image Experience curated by Paul Young, director of Young Projects
gallery, Los Angeles. The inaugural contemporary art fair, taking place April
10 through 13 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center, showcases the most
respected and renowned contemporary fine art, video and digital installations
from around the world.

SVC will present approximately $100 million in contemporary art for purchase,
representing the finest work by 300 artists, exhibited by 50 prominent
galleries from 10 countries. It is the most extensive selection of esteemed
art work ever assembled in the region, exploring the dynamic intersection
between art and technology. The Moving Image Experience is designed to provide
visitors with the best examples of artists who are using technology in their
studio practice, helping visitors see how technology based artworks have
evolved over the years.

"The art community has seen a surge of artists focusing on new media and this
revolution happened with the advancement of digital projection technology,"
said Paul Young, curator, Moving Image Experience, SVC. "It was imperative
that I showcase these amazing artists' work in the best light, so I required
projection technology with superior image quality and high brightness. Epson
was the natural choice."

Utilized in four different installations exhibiting moving image art, Epson's
large venue projectors provide ultimate multimedia experience with real life
colors and advanced features including 3-chip 3LCD technology, up to 10,000
lumens of color brightness and 10,000 lumens of white brightness^2, optional
lenses with lens shift, built-in edge blending and diverse selection of

"We understand what artists need when it comes to projection – they want to
see their art shine the way they envisioned, without color or image
distortion," said Sean Gunduz, senior product manager, Projectors, Epson
America. "Compared to single chip projection solutions, our 3-chip 3LCD large
venue projectors provide vivid images with true-to-life colors and the
ultimate projection experience for the Moving Image Exhibit at Silicon Valley
Contemporary." For more information on Epson's range of large venue
projections, visit

About Epson

Epson is a global innovation leader whose product lineup ranges from inkjet
printers and printing systems, 3LCD projectors and industrial robots to
sensors and other microdevices. Dedicated to exceeding the vision of its
customers worldwide, Epson delivers customer value based on compact,
energy-saving, and high-precision technologies in markets spanning enterprise
and the home to commerce and industry.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more
than 73,000 employees in 94 companies around the world, and is proud of its
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About SVC

This April 2014, Silicon Valley Contemporary will be the first art fair in the
heart of California's technology industry mecca, connecting select
international exhibitors with this highly desirable market through innovative
programming and events. Silicon Valley Contemporary will bring together
innovators and influencers from the worlds of art and technology, including
curators, collectors, museum directors, international artists and art dealers,
CEOs, and angel investors. The fair offers the public an opportunity to see
the how the newest technological innovations are impacting art practices
around the world.

At the heart of this initiative is the appointment of Paul Young, director of
Young Projects, Los Angeles, as curator of the fair's Moving Image Experience,
a presentation of artists whose work ranges from single channel video works
that span animated, narrative and performance-based pieces, to computer-based
installations, 3D works and interactive projects,including the "Mutual Wave
Machine" bySuzanne Dikker, Matthias Oostrik, Peter Burr, Diederik Schoorl,
Matthew Patterson Curry,and Oliver Hess, presented by Marina Abramovic
Institute on exhibit throughout the fair.

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^1 Based upon Q4 2013 worldwide front projection market share estimates from
PMA Research.
^2 Color brightness (color light output) and white brightness (white light
output) will vary depending on usage conditions. Color light output measured
in accordance with IDMS 15.4; white light output measured in accordance with
ISO 21118.

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Contact: Duane Brozek, Epson America, Inc., 562-290-5683,; Becki Gervin, Walt & Company, 408-369-7200, ext.
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