Archives for the Month of April, 2011

John Houck

John Houck Work from A Digital Guide to Photography. “Digital Guide(s) to Photography – An expanding series of books generated with custom written software. The software generates every combination of pixels for a given grid size and set of colors. The project is working toward generating every combination of pixels possible on a modern digital […]

Charles Negre

Charles Negre Work from Models. “…The idea of Terra Incognita and scientific exploration is at the heart of these projects.It is a constant search consisting in attempting to give depth and scale to landscape-objects made exclusively in studio. How by artificial reproduction might one get closer to nature’s perfection? Every photograph begins as an object, […]

Comenius Roethlisberger and Admir Jahic

Comenius Roethlisberger and Admir Jahic Work from Without You Baby There Ain’t No Us. “In an attempt to disrupt the haphazard collection of archived videos that YouTube has become, artist duo Comenius Roethlisberger and Admir Jahic transformed the visual (and virtual) language of “broadcasting” into a physical medium by producing drawings on heavy handmade paper […]

Riley Harmon

Riley Harmon Work from Passengers. “Other works explore the notion of the real self verses the virtual self. For example, in Riley Harmon’s video works “Passenger 4 (Laurel Canyon)” and “Passenger 5 (Collateral),” the artist … inserts himself in car scenes in movies, as if he was actually in them. “A lot of the things […]

Olafur Eliasson

Olafur Eliasson Work from his oeuvre. “Everything is situated within a process – everything is in motion. This not only applies to comprehensive systems like entire societies or the development of an international search engine on the internet, but also to our perception of a given space, here and now, and to our interaction with […]

William Anastasi

William Anastasi Work from his oeuvre. “William Anastasi is one of the founders of both Conceptual and Minimal Art — relevant works were made before the movements were named.  These works, starting in 1961, include Relief and Microphone, among the earliest examples of Conceptual Art.  Between 1963 and 1966, we have Sink — a clear demonstration of entropy […]

Jasper Elings

Jasper Elings Work from his oeuvre. “…With sources originating from digital readymades or appropriated video, each artist modifies, redirects and redistributes the footage using a wide array of alterations, from simple editing to more detailed and complex reconstructions. The digital realm casts a dark shadow over the initial intent of images and our preconceptions of their […]

Xu Wenkai

Xu Wenkai Work from and app “In the ancient legend, gestures have different mysterious powers. With these gestures and singings, people may get courage, mercy, intelligence or calm. Collecting the gesture and touch data to generate and control the cloud. With the music sound, it will give you the mental and emotional balance.” […]

Lynda Benglis

Lynda Benglis Work from Primary Structures. There is a fascinating analogy regarding this work, and a compelling argument about the traditional roots of internet art over at Bad at Sports. “Over the past forty years, Lynda Benglis has developed a distinctive and influential sculptural language. Benglis rose to prominence during the 1960s and ’70s, a […]

Adam Cruces

Adam Cruces Work from his oeuvre. “The conceptual interests of my current body of work have surfaced from an obsession with space-time. In earlier projects I had dealt with space and time more directly in relation to perception, by creating video installations. But recently I’ve been more intrigued with how people use their (personal) space […]