Archives for posts tagged ‘language’

Frameshift

Frameshift at Denny Gallery. There is a gallery talk with useful pictures and some of the artists tomorrow (Saturday) at 3:00pm. “The six artists in Frameshift collide with and attempt to negotiate the technical image as encoded by the camera. The practices represented occupy the divide between the hand-crafted image historically available and attributable to […]

Bethan Hews

Bethan Hews Work from her oeuvre. “‘Piss off I’m a fountain!’ an abusive notice board proclaims in white plastic letters on a black ground. Are these the words of an offended ornament that we have mistaken for a urinal? Or are they the angry reaction of a readymade that feels it has not been identified […]

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 “There are many different types of intelligence and this book aims to confuse anyone who holds on to our dusty, outdated academic assumptions.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 […]

Ruth Buchanan

Ruth Buchanan Work from A Wayward Punctuation @ Grazer Kunstverein. “Using methods and media such as sculpture, video, performance, language, sound, graphics and slide projection, Ruth Buchanan constructs both literary and built spaces whereby the underlying motives and questions at stake create an interplay of contingencies. At the core of the speculations conducted in these […]

Andrew Neuman

Andrew Neuman Work from his oeuvre “This work deals with issues concerning the use of technology, language and transmission of power in both its various corporeal and elusive modes. These works, what I call “Constructures,” re-contextualize the technologically derived icons and place them in a new environment that allows one to question their original use and […]

Amos Latteier

Amos Latteier Work from Calculator Haikus (also check out N8R TXT if you live in Canada). “I created two haikus using upside down calculators. Illegible blob Legless eggshell oozes oil Elegize his loss Hellish shoe is beige I slosh soil, slog hill Hobble, oh high heel You can form words with a calculator by entering […]

Helmut Smits

Filling a Hole, 2010. Rainbow, 2010. YouTube (staring at the wall), 2010. A Plastic Plant Acting Like a Real One by Losing Its Leaves, 2009. Helmut Smits Work from his oeuvre. “I believe that every situation, thought or object carries a good work of art in itself. I search for this artwork by going back […]

Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries

Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries Work from their oeuvre. Check here, here, here and here. “YOUNG-HAE CHANG HEAVY INDUSTRIES (YHCHI) is a two-artist collective based in Seoul, South Korea. Using Flash animation techniques, they create fast-moving, text-based artworks that are synchronized with original scores. Using a seemingly simple format—texts on monochromatic backgrounds—YHCHI weaves complex and evocative […]

Cody Trepte

Cody Trepte Work from On Exactitude in Science. “Every period from Jorge Louis Borges’ “On Exactitude in Science” enlarged and then drawn from the third edition of Collected Fictions. “… In that Empire, the Art of Cartography attained such Perfection that the map of a single Province occupied the entirety of a City, and the […]

Elodie Pong

Elodie Pong Work from her oeuvre. “Pong’s works explore the complexity of human relationships, the function and validity of cultural codes and references, and other social phenomena in contemporary society – specifically her own generation. “We are knights on the trajectories of a post-everything era,” she says. Her recent body of work can be seen […]