Archives for posts tagged ‘video’

Lucy Raven

Lucy Raven Stills from “China Town” “China Town traces copper mining and production from an open pit mine in Nevada to a smelter in China, where the semi-processed ore is sent to be smelted and refined. Considering what it actually means to “be wired” and in turn, to be connected, in today’s global economic system, […]

Jennifer Jupiter Stratford

Jennifer Jupiter Stratford (and various collaborators). Work from Telefantasy Studios. “Jennifer Juniper Stratford is a multidimensional artist based in Los Angeles. Growing up in Hollywood, she became obsessed with the dreamlike realm of cinema while simultaneously coming to grips with the industry’s grubby realities. Her work explores this influence through photography, journalism, filmmaking, and video […]

Jordan Wolfson

Jordan Wolfson Work from Animation Masks. “‘Animation, masks,’ the 12-minute 29-second film that is the entirety of Jordan Wolfson’s New York gallery debut, has the hallmarks of a classic. It rejuvenates appropriation art through the incisive use of digital animation, achieving an intensity that rivets the ear and the eye while perturbing the mind. Fluidly […]

Nicholas O’Brien

Nicholas O’Brien Work from his oeuvre. Short texts for each project follow – but the projects presented here are three of O’Brien’s interpretations on the function and legacy of the landscape. “Farms at the End of Winter – This short animation is inspired by looking out the window during lengthy bus trips I made between […]

Owen Kydd

Owen Kydd Work from his oeuvre “Aperture: How did you arrive at the concept of “durational photographs”? Owen Kydd: I was thinking about the differences between cinematic moments with photographic qualities and static images with time added and decided that “durational” applied more to the latter. The idea of duration as “incomplete time” seemed to […]

Jeff Thompson

Jeff Thompson Work from Random Hexadecimal Colors, Sorted Numerically “Each frame, a set of 2,073,600 (or 1920×1080) random hexadecimal color values are created, sorted numerically, and drawn to the screen. Values range from #000000 – #FFFFFF (black to white), with all possible colors in between. Frames are created using custom software, which are exported and rendered […]

Pablo Jones-Soler

Pablo Jones-Soler Work from Frontier options or something about levels and Omega Systems “Frontier options or something about levels: Looking at the Gaia hypothesis through consumer products, which operate within their own evolutionary system. Seeing earth as a complex self-regulating ecosystem where organisms and their inorganic surroundings interact to maintain the appropriate conditions for life. There is a […]

Carlos Jiménez Cahua

Carlos Jiménez Cahua Work form his oeuvre “I have been engaged in structuralist investigations in photography (both digital and analog) as driven by an abiding interest in the image and the material carrying that image. Analog photographic work has involved the making of cameraless photographs (which could be termed “photograms,” but I find that term imports […]

Ursula Biemann

Ursula Biemann Work from her oeuvre. “Ursula Biemann (Switzerland) is an artist, theorist and curator who has in recent years produced a considerable body of work on migration, mobility, technology and gender. In a series of internationally exhibited video projects, as well as in several books ‘Been there and back to nowhere’ (2000), ‘Stuff It – […]

Anri Sala

Anri Sala Work from Ravel Ravel Unravel. “Anri Sala’s project for the French Pavilion has been conceived for the space of the German Pavilion where it is exceptionally being exhibited, and is entitled Ravel Ravel Unravel (2013). The title of the piece is a subtle play on words based on the verb to ravel and […]