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Some Frank Talking from Edward Picot

16th November 2010 by michael
arts | collaboration | community | humor | narrative | politics | puppetry | satire | serial | video


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Frank Talking #1 (2010, 157 MB, 9:59 min.)

franktalking2
Frank Talking #2 (2010, 247 MB, 9:51 min.)

Two more episodes in Edward Picot’s satirical but affectionate
insider view of the British NHS.

                                                                               previously…


“Double Fantasy” by Jennifer and Kevin McCoy

15th November 2010 by doron
arts | conceptual | documentary arts | exhibition | installation | new media art | puppetry | realtime | technology


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Double Fantasy (2006, 3 MB, 1:27 min.)

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Double Fantasy (2006, 4 MB, 2 min.)

“Installation view and detail images of Double Fantasy 3 (Career) which was shown at the Armory Show in New York, March 2006. Each side of the sculpture has a model of a childhood career fantasy for each of us. Cameras project large scale images of it onto the wall, accompanied by a soundtrack.”
by Jennifer and Kevin McCoy.


More Jon Rafman

12th November 2010 by michael
arts | conceptual | experimental | narrative | portraiture | remix/mashup | video


You, the World and I
You, the World and I (2010, 67MB, 6:10 min)

Another piece from Jon Rafman, and whilst it’s made with the same dexterity,
wit and inventiveness as all his work this one doesn’t quite hit me in the
same place as the others we’ve posted.
(Don’t get me wrong – this piece would garner unstinting praise were
it from most other people – it’s just that Rafman sets the bar high for himself).
It’s something to do with the closure-as-a-story.
It’s a bit too neat. The found material seems deployed as an aid to
story-telling rather than dripping with the glorious uncertainty and
ambiguity that chartacterised some other earlier work.
(An analogy: the difference between a Rauschenberg Combine
and a picture in shells at a seaside gift shop. Not that extreme here, of course)
None of which is meant to imply that it isn’t worth at least 12:20 min of your time…


Marina Abramovic & Ulay: Relation Work (1976 – 1979)

11th November 2010 by doron
architecture | arts | collaboration | community | conceptual | controversy | documentary arts | happening | historical | participatory | performance


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Relation in Space (1976, 2 MB, 26 sec.)

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Expansion in Space (1977, 5 MB, 1:18 min.)

In “Relation in Space” (1976) Marina Abramovic & Ulay ran around the room – two
bodies repeatedly move past each other. They collide at great speed like two planets,
mixing male and female energy into a third component called


Sondheim & an Ad…

10th November 2010 by michael
architecture | arts | collaboration | dance | experimental | historical | landscape | observational | performance | place | poetry | portraiture | video


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Rilkes Tongue (2006?, 73 MB, 1:44 min)

Alan:
“something to stare at

This is a few years old, but hasn’t been put up; the dancer is Maud
Liardon, either Foofwa or I held the camera and made the video and
effects reminiscent of G. Moreau come to life, the church is in the
Swiss Alps, Rilke was buried behind it, murals of tormented hell,
angelic world of Elegies, we were transported”

PLUS
tether

…Alan Sondheim is one of the artists whose work you can see if
you can get to Nottingham, UK this Thursday – Sunday, 11th-14th Nov, 12-5 pm, in the first offline
appearance by DVblog, where a 45 minute program of work first posted here
will be continuously screened at The Wasp Room, part of Tether Studios.

Details:
Tether Studios,
17a Huntingdon Street
Nottingham
NG1 3JH

tel: 07729124336

mail@tether.org.uk

Artists featured:
Kerry Baldry, Steven Ball, Robert Croma, Rupert Howe, JimPunk, Donna Kuhn, Morrisa Maltz, Millie Niss, Giles Perkins, Sam Renseiw, Alan Sondheim, Nathaniel Stern, Liz Sterry, Eddie Whelan

Also – if you’re reading this & are interested in screening this program -we have both PAL and NTSC
DVDs available. Just mail us!


Julianne Swartz – Installations

9th November 2010 by doron
architecture | arts | documentary arts | installation | new media art | serial | video


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Deep Storage (2002, 10 MB, 2:03 min.)

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Transfer (2001, 7 MB, 1:28 min.)

A couple of documentaries of site specific installations by
“boundlessness” artist – Julianne Swartz.


Lev Manovich – Little Movies #3

8th November 2010 by michael
arts | cinema | conceptual | film | historical | movie | movie making | new media art | remix/mashup | serial | technology | video


manovich #5
Classical Cinema II (1994-98, 1MB, 20 secs)

manovich #6
On the Transient Nature of an Electronic Image(1994-98, 3MB, 1:47 min)

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Brian Bress – tshirt mummy

5th November 2010 by doron
animation | arts | conceptual | humor | identity | participatory | portraiture | satire | strange | video


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tshirt mummy (2005, 16 MB, 3:25 min.)

by Brian Bress.


Lev Manovich – Little Movies #2

4th November 2010 by michael
arts | cinema | conceptual | film | historical | movie | movie making | new media art | remix/mashup | serial | technology | video


manovich #3
A Single Pixel (1994-98, 2MB, 43 secs)

manovich #4
Classical Cinema I (1994-98, 1MB, 34 secs)

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Elodie Pong – Secrets For Sale (048)

3rd November 2010 by doron
arts | community | documentary arts | experimental | identity | installation | movie | participatory | portraiture | serial


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Secret 048 (2007, 27 MB, 10:57 min.)

And another…
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