Archives for posts tagged ‘nicholas o’brien’

Jordan Tate

Jordan Tate Work from SUPERBLACK @ Transformer Station. SUPERBLACK is the result of a two-year research project in collaboration with scientists at the University of Cincinnati. SUPERBLACK is a physical body designed to absorb nearly all electromagnetic radiation (visible light, infrared light, ultraviolet light, etc.) and offer the experience of a localized, contained, and absolute […]

Vilhelm Hammershøi

Vilhelm Hammershøi From top to bottom: Interior (1899), Interior (ca. 1903-1904), Sunbeams; Dust Motes Dancing in the Sunbeams (1900), Interior with Potted Plant on Card Table (1910-1911) Ida, facing away. The artists’ wife turned into the walls, turned onto herself, floating in the intimate foyers of the home she shared with her husband. The Danish winter painted into the walls, breathing […]

Moon Intern

Moon Intern Work from their upcoming release, Moon Intern. “Moon Intern is a game unlike any you’ve ever played or even heard of. It’s serialized side-scrolling action RPG about Love, Action and Exploration. Our story is presented in a way unlike most video games, and more like comic books and tv shows. You’re an Intern […]

Jaakko Pallasvuo

Jaakko Pallasvuo Work from New Sincerity. Also see catalogue essays by Nicholas O’Brien and Jennifer Chan. Artist’s Statement: 1. The last time I had a show I got a tattoo to go along with it: a short, hesitant line on my left arm. Volcanic ash had travelled high into the atmosphere, leading to cancelled flights. […]

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 […]

Notes on a New Nature

Notes on a New Nature Curated by Nicholas O’Brien @ 319 Scholes, opens November 10. Images : Chris Collins – Strange Situation Joe Hamilton - Hypergeography Garrett Lynch – Netscapes Sara Ludy – Projection Monitor Kate Steciw – Depth Mapping (The Mountain) “Notes on a New Nature is a physical manifestation of an ongoing research project conducted by […]

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 […]

Santiago Calatrava and Frank Stella

Santiago Calatrava and Frank Stella Work from The Michael Kohlhaas Curtain @ The Neue Nationalgalerie with text by Nicholas O’Brien. “Upon approaching the renown last building by Mies van der Rohe, a distinct glass pavilion supported by the German architect’s signature grid of steel beams, one immediately is captivated by the massive caged painting that […]

Rick Silva

Rick Silva Work from Antlers WiFi. “Rick Silva’s ongoing project Antler’s Wifi depicts a series of animations that combine geometric glitch aesthetic with serene landscapes and natural iconography. The weekly updates to this blog project vary in complexity and density, but all the images share an acute aesthetic that Silva has been developing over the […]

Sara Ludy

Sara Ludy Work from her oeuvre. “A growing trend within certain net art circles is investigating the processes involved in translating landscapes and nature onto and within digital frameworks. Sara Ludy should be considered as one of the more creative practitioners of this type of adaptation amongst this camp of makers. Her diverse work speaks […]