Archives for posts tagged ‘new media’

Jon Rafman

Jon Rafman Work from New Age Demanded. “Inspired by classical Greek busts, Jon Rafman uses computer software to digitally render three-dimensional forms. The forms act as the structural surface on which two-dimensional Internet-sourced images are applied. The series is presented as large-scale archival pigment digital prints. Each print is created with its own specific texture […]

Zachary Davis

Zachary Davis Work from his oeuvre. “Zachary Davis is concerned with the limits and difficulties of human cognition, evolved long ago as a “learning and pattern recognition machine.” An active member of Portland-based artist collective Appendix Project Space, which is known as much for intellectual engagement as physical practice, his current research explores the resonance of new […]

Sylvain Sailly

Sylvain Sailly Work from Instructors @ Bubblebyte. “Over the past five years, Sylvain Sailly has worked with multimedia installations that combine prints, video work, and sculptural objects. His work explores the dematerialisation of systems and procedures diffused in contemporary society, highlighting invisible processes in production which transform into the practical and meaningful. Sailly’s practice researches […]

Jesse Ash

Jesse Ash Work from The Sculptor’s Nightmare. “…The ‘somewhere else’ you describe, could be thought of materially. I mean there are rules when you use a material like chalk, or editing software like Final Cut Pro and essentially you’re doing the same thing. Cutting away, re-modeling. And these rules and structures then impose their own […]

Cynthia Daignault

Cynthia Daignault Work from her oeuvre. “…Daignault’s paintings, or visual tautologies, are rendered in a not-quite photo-realistic manner – akin to that of, say, Vija Celmins or Luc Tuymans. They include depictions of analogue and digital projection equipment (e.g. slide projectors, overhead projectors, video projectors, etc.) that are paired with painted representations of their projected […]

Place Crisis

Place Crisis Curated by Wyatt Niehaus. “Place Crisis was one leg of a three part series entitled Material Conversion that took place at the Grimmuseum in Berlin, in December 2011. The exhibition featured work from Martin Kohout, Manuel Bürger, Justin Kemp, Daniel Michel, Chris Collins, and Anjali Alm-Basu. Place Crisis focused on the material shift […]

Keiichi Tanaami and Oliver Payne

Keiichi Tanaami and Oliver Payne Work from Perfect Cherry Blossom. “…The exhibition title is not only a symbol for flourishing spring and peace but also the name of one of the most advanced and violent Japanese Bullet Hell Games. A video game made by gamers for gamers from a time before the gaming industry turned […]

You Only Live Twice

You Only Live Twice at Kunsthalle New. Curated by Bea Fremderman. Featuring Sterling Crispin, Rachael Milton, Dmitri Obergfell, Mike Ruiz, Jordan Tate and Guy Michael Davis. “WHEN APPROACHING AN ART OBJECT WE BRING WITH US NOTIONS OF MATERIALISM, SCIENCE AND LOGIC. SIMULTANEOUSLY IN THAT MOMENT WE ARE PROVIDED WITH A RELEASE INTO BELIEF, ILLUSION, OR […]

Oliver Laric and Raffael Dörig

Oliver Laric and Raffael Dörig Work from Kopienkritik at Skulpturhalle Basel. “Kopienkritik, German artist Oliver Laric’s summer solo project at the Skulpturhalle Basel, waxes upon the politics of the reproduction of images while drawing upon the Swiss museum’s collection of plaster cast copies of sculptures from classical antiquity. Laric collaborated with the museum’s staff to […]

Body by Body

Body By Body at Important Projects Essay by Nicholas O’Brien. After downloading source material from mediafire, listening to a motivational mp3, seeing installation pictures, and playing in an interactive 3D recreation of their current exhibition at Important Projects in Oakland, it seems no surprise to me that Body by Body were “[attempting] to ‘smear’ the exhibition out over […]