Oskar Fischinger Raumlichtkunst (c. 1926/2012)
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Oskar Fischinger Raumlichtkunst (c. 1926/2012)

Images: courtesy Center for Visual Music Three-projector HD reconstruction by the Center for Visual Music 2012 on at the Govett-Brewster Space, light, music: A dizzying 3 screen projection of moving-image works by Oskar Fischinger (1900-1967). Unfortunately, I have been asked to remove the video so you have to take my word for it but the accompanying … Continue reading

Spectacle, Speculation, Spam
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Spectacle, Speculation, Spam

a conversation between theory and practice (and lots more) by Alan Warburton: “A presentation I made for the Edge of Frame Weekend seminar at The Whitechapel gallery in East London, December 2016. Artists, curators and academics were asked to explore where experimental animation practice sits in relation to independent animation, visual art, histories and institutions. Rather than … Continue reading

Invisible Images
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Invisible Images

(Your Pictures Are Looking at You) http://thenewinquiry.com/essays/invisible-images-your-pictures-are-looking-at-you/ By TREVOR PAGLEN We need to learn how to see a parallel universe composed of activations, keypoints, eigenfaces, feature transforms, classifiers, training sets, and the like. But it’s not just as simple as learning a different vocabulary. Formal concepts contain epistemological assumptions, which in turn have ethical consequences. … Continue reading

Matt Mullican: Beyond the Planetarium
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Matt Mullican: Beyond the Planetarium

“I went from being surrounded by things—dealing with how we name them and how we experience our environment through naming—to the opposite end of the spectrum: starting with nothing, then calling the objects into being.” —Matt Mullican, “Planetarium“ Planetarium: Matt Mullican A digital project, part of And Yet It Moves Matt Mullican was born in 1951 and currently … Continue reading

Benjamin Tiven and Triple Canopy
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Benjamin Tiven and Triple Canopy

[image] Benjamin Tiven, Daniel arap Moi at a Public Presentation, Unknown Date, 2013, inkjet print 20″ × 25″. Pixels, root properties, illusions, patterns, grids and cities Michael Cowan, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at Carnegie Mellon University and Benjamin Tiven, artist and contributor to the online magazine Triple Canopy, engage in a fascinating conversation, titled How … Continue reading

Simon Starling – In Speculum at City Gallery, Wellington
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Simon Starling – In Speculum at City Gallery, Wellington

[image] Simon Starling, Project for a Masquerade (Hiroshima) 2010. Courtesy Casey Kaplan, New York. There is no denying Simon Starling’s ability to tell a story; his works evoke the image of the pseudo-scientist raconteur, tweed jacket and all, explaining his latest inventions and in true Umberto Eco fashion, Starling is able to weave the most delicate of threads … Continue reading