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Motion Capture: Drawing and the Moving Image [ie Cork]

Motion Capture: Drawing and the Moving Image :: until November 4, 2012 :: Lewis Glucksman Gallery, University College, Cork, Ireland.

Motion Capture is an exhibition that explores the relationship of movement within drawing and the moving image. Featuring artworks from the mid-twentieth century through to the present day, the exhibition emphasizes the way in which artists have employed the capacities of these mediums to communicate and embody movement.

The question of how we understand drawing in our increasingly technological world is fundamental to Motion Capture. While the traditional characteristics of drawing as a tactile and intimate medium might seem at odds with the digital networks of our age, drawing re-emerges in new forms, often in response to technologies that have altered our sense of movement, time and space. Continue reading

Aug 25, 11:30
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Search by Image, Recursively, Transparent PNG, #1

Search by Image, Recursively, Transparent PNG, #1 by Sebastian Schmieg: Continue reading

Jan 15, 18:14
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Meet Discotrope: The Secret Nightlife of Solar Cells

Ever wondered what solar cells do at night? Introducing Meet Discotrope: The Secret Nightlife of Solar Cells by Amy Alexander and Annina Rüst, with algorithmic sound design by Cristyn Magnus. Continue reading

Oct 29, 11:06
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Live Stage: The Body Electric [us Portland]

The Body Electric: An Evening with Jesse Malmed :: July 20, 2011; 7:00 pm (reception to follow) :: Whitsell Auditorium, The Northwest Film Center, Portland Art Museum.

Whip smart, blissfully dense and multipronged cinema and performance; conceptual poetics, direct address, participatory movie song. Jesse Malmed presents a fascinating and manifold mix of conceptually rich video L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E poetics, process-intensive bi-fidelity abstractedelia and participatory installations such as the multiple iterations of CONVERSATIONAL KARAOKE!! (in which audience members perform dizzying, strange and incisive texts of the artist’s design). Continue reading

Jul 13, 17:04
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Dietmar Offenhuber

For those of you who missed Dietmar Offenhuber’s brilliant Upgrade! Boston presentation last night, here are some of the projects he shared with us (headphones recommended): Continue reading

May 25, 14:39
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Live Stage: All The World’s A Screen [UK + Spain]

All The World’s A Screen — A live telematic performance by Charlotte Gould & Paul Sermon :: May 28, 2011; 4:00 – 6:00 pm (Manchester) + 5:00 – 7:00 pm (Barcelona) :: MadLab, 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester, M4 1HN +, Poblenou, Barcelona.

Audiences in Manchester and Barcelona will be joined together on screen for the first time to create their own interactive generative cinema experience complete with sets, costumes and props. Employing the scenographic techniques of Alfred Hitchcock the artists have created a miniature film set in which the audience can act and direct their own movie, transporting participants into animated environments and sets where they will create their own unique narrative. Continue reading

May 25, 14:03
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“Discotrope” by Amy Alexander and Annina Rüst

Discotrope Work-in-Progress Preview – May 2011 from Amy Alexander on Vimeo.

Discotrope is an audiovisual performance for public spaces by Amy Alexander and Annina Rüst. Dance party performances invoke both alternative energy and the curious history of dance in cinema – from backlots to backyards.

May 24, 13:31
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Diorama Panorama: Zoe Beloff Interview

Diorama Panorama: Zoe Beloff Gets Inside Your Brain with 3D Movies and Models in ‘The Somnambulists’ by Tanja Laden, LA Weekly Blogs:

“Using early media like 19th century stereopticon slides, found footage and her own original 3D films, Zoe Beloff is a scavenger who makes quirky, multidimensional pieces of multimedia. She describes herself as a “medium” who speaks through artifacts of the past to create visual commentaries on the psychological implications of technology and civilization. Continue reading

May 21, 11:33
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Scripting Writing and Reading in Jim Andrews’s Digital Poems

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Scripting Writing and Reading in Jim Andrews’s Digital Poems by Manuel Portela (University of Coimbra, Portugal) :: Moderator: Noel Jackson (MIT) :: July 14, 2010. Continue reading

Mar 7, 10:43
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Remix Cinema Workshop [uk Oxford]

Remix Cinema Workshop :: March 24-25, 2011 :: Oxford Internet Institute (University of Oxford, UK) :: Call for Presentations & Papers — Abstracts Deadline: January 7, 2011.

In August 2010, the remix movie Star Wars Uncut was the first user-generated production to win an Emmy Award. Other online platforms such as enable online communities to form for independent and open source filmmaking, harnessing distributed forms of collaborative co-creation rather than relying on traditional organisational structures. Cloud-based editing suites have begun appearing: was launched in April 2010 by USC
Annenberg with the tag-line “mix it up. mash it out.” Continue reading

Nov 21, 17:56
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