Archives for the Month of October, 2011

Brendan George Ko

Brendan George Ko Work from The Barking Wall. “I remember as a kid I used to cover my face with my hands, and peek at the world through my fingers. I could see the world, but the world couldn’t see me. Nowadays, I find myself assimilating with the hybrid, a creature I share a betwixt […]

Scott A. Carter

Scott A. Carter Work from Departing From The Rules of Harmony “An architectural installation consisting of a full scale bust of the Neoclassical sculptor Antonio Canova re-created from the walls of the gallery. The original, plaster, bust was purchased in 1975 from an Italian Collector and is currently in storage at the Art Institute of Chicago. […]

Robert Seidel

Robert Seidel Work from folds “The work folds for the Lindenau Museum (Altenburg, Germany) may be understood as a rapprochement with the history of the museum’s collection of plaster casts. I was particularly interested in the ancient, fragmented bodies – how through the loss of limbs they became almost abstract, fragmentary sculptures and yet still disclosed […]

Henrique Roscoe

Henrique Roscoe Work from Ponto. “Dot, a videogame with no winner’ is an audiovisual performance with synchronized sounds and images, played by a ‘game console’ built and programmed by the artist, and controlled by retro videogame (Nintendo) joysticks. The instrument is completely autonomous and works without the need of a computer, using only a projector […]

Aram Bartholl

Aram Bartholl Work from 0,16. “0,16 is a light installation in which the shadows of a passer-by is transformed into ‘pixels’. The installation consists of a wall built of small square frames covered front and back with transparent paper. A third layer of paper is attached in the centre of the frames. A lamp shining […]

Nik Davez

Nik Daves Work from d PlsUR of d Txt. “There are many different types of intelligence and this book aims to confuse anyone who holds on to our dusty, outdated academic assumptions. This book is an attempt at an Esperanto equivalent for our differing intelligences.” Nik DAvEz Text messaging has often been treated by our […]


AIDS-3D Work from their oeuvre. “…Complicating their position, Keller and Kosmas state, “Acting as both patron and proprietor of an all-you-can eat-buffet, Aids-3D dynamically hedges its positions — deciding, juxtaposing and networking to effectively manage their risk while providing unique works which attempt to satisfy market criteria.” I understand this, roughly, to mean, “As a […]

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer Work form 33 Questions per Minute “33 Questions Per Minute consists of a computer program which uses grammatical rules to combine words from a dictionary and generate 55 billion unique, fortuitous questions. The automated questions are presented at a rate of 33 per minute –the threshold of legibility– on 21 tiny LCD screens […]

Hyperjunk: Notes on the Installation Demands of Media Objects

Hyperjunk: Notes on the Installation Demands of Media Objects Essay by Nicholas O’Brien – reproduced from Bad at Sports. Documentation Photo of A Small Forest at Kunsthalle New “The representation and exhibition of digital or computer based works in the gallery is no small task for today’s young contemporary curator/gallery manager. Without even considering the […]

Alexi Shulgin

Alexi Shulgin Work from Form Art. “In 1997, he released his first interactive work, Form Art, in which only minimum factors are programmed in the form of HTML. Shulgin describes this page as a “formalistic” aesthetical art site”. Navigating this site requires aimless click-throughs of blank boxes and links, which lead the viewer through countless […]