the stability of latent images
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the stability of latent images

[image] The stability of latent images, 2015 detail I stared into his eyes, so different without glasses from the huge round eyes of his earlier self. The eyes are narrow behind their contact lenses. Do I trust him? Dare I trust him? He seems a nice old man but he could well be the Hacker …” … Continue reading

an imperceptible transmission
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an imperceptible transmission

A few thoughts on the role that the image plays within our new knowledge economies and how its employment as a digital labourer is possibly being exploited. September 12, 2015 This essay was presented at Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design – Auckland, New Zealand. Additional research and notes here. PDF version of talk notes/outline here: ⇒ talk map //  India’s new prime … Continue reading

Installation proposal – winter 2015
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Installation proposal – winter 2015

read full proposal here : cval12_july 2015_install_proposal MFA winter seminar Exhibition and Audience 11 – 16 July, 2015 A proposal for installation by christopher valenti, Ø (empty-set) and the blended-theory project to Noel Ivanoff, HOD Fine Arts, Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design 2015.06.22/15:06 For consideration : 1. Transparency in exile : factual information may vary … Continue reading

Situations of encounter
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Situations of encounter

MFA Winter Seminar: Exhibition and Audience, 11 – 16 July, 2015 Versions of versions, the liminal presence of ambiguous perceptual fields and the potentiality that factual information may vary according to availability situation 1 // 2015.07.11-16 / 24 Balfour Road, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand Davis seminar room located down the corridor past the bank of elevators on level 3 “Situated along … Continue reading

in search of data
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in search of data

For centuries humans have been collecting data. Ever since the first scientists, cartographers and philosophers began to question the boundaries of their existence and to explore the possibilities of the unknown, humans have been collecting, classifying and documenting their observations. Today we continue to explore the possibilities of pushing our boundaries further outward where we … Continue reading

recomposited : from code to cortex to cognition
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recomposited : from code to cortex to cognition

As we endeavour to navigate the contemporary our reliance on the mobile device to mediate an interstice between our reality and our imagined environments has become more and more evident as we increasingly shift from an analogue interaction into a digital interface. Our new devices facilitate a transaction whereby they operate as the inputs and outputs to our everyday life. They function … Continue reading