Posts for March 2011

Printer Resources for Independent Art Publishers Tumblr

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For those involved with DIY art publishing, a number of artists, journals, and galleries have pooled together their resources to create a tumblr compiling Printer Resources for Independent Art Publishers. Bookmark it!

Originally via Collectionof

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Shutter Interface (1975) - Paul Sharits

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Installation view of Paul Sharits, "Shutter Interface," (1975, four-screen 16-mm loop projection with four separate sound tracks) at Greene Naftali Gallery, 2009.

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Entering (1974) - Peter Donebauer

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The imagery and sound in Entering were performed 'live' by Donebauer and composer Simon Desorgher, and recorded in real time, using a colour TV studio at the Royal College of Art. Later Donebauer and Richard Monkhouse developed the Videokalos synthesiser, as an image-sound performance instrument. Entering was transmitted by the BBC in 1974.

-- DESCRIPTION FROM TATE

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A Melody (1984) - Walter Verdin

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ETRA experiments, chicago edit, pt 1 (1972-1974) - Phil Morton

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Video by Phil Morton, using the Rutt/Etra video synthesizer. For more on Phil Morton and his work, please check the Phil Morton Memorial Research Archive.

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RYRAL (1976) – Tom DeFanti, Phil Morton, Dan Sandin and Bob Snyder

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RYRAL is a realtime audio video performance by Tom DeFanti (creating computer animation with the GRaphics Symbiosis System or GRASS), Phil Morton (“up in the kitchen keepin’ track”), Dan Sandin (processing video with a Sandin Image Processor), Bob Snyder (performing experimental electronic music on an analog EMU synthesizer) and an uncredited dancer. This Media Art project was created and performed in April 1976 at the second Electronic Visualization Event (EVE II) in Chicago. EVE II took place at The University of Illinois Chicago.

Documentation of the performance was later exhibited by Diane Kirkpatrick in her exhibition Chicago: The City and Its Artists 1945-1978 at The University of Michigan Museum of Art March 17 – April 23 1978.

-- DESCRIPTION FROM THE PHIL MORTON MEMORIAL RESEARCH ARCHIVE

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Luminant Point Arrays (2010) - Stephan Tillmans

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The Luminant Point Arrays show tube televisions in the moment they are switched off. The television picture breaks down and creates a structure of light. The pictures refuse external reference and broach the issue of the difference between abstraction and concretion in photography. The breakdown of the television picture describes the breakdown of the reference. The product is self-referential photography.

-- DESCRIPTION FROM THE ARTIST'S STATEMENT

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Kickstarter Projects We ❤

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In conjunction with Rhizome's brand new curated page on Kickstarter, we are featuring select projects from the site on the blog. If you would like to let us know about your fund raising efforts on Kickstarter, shoot us an email at editor(at)rhizome.org


►The Loneliest Mix

Imagine roaming the world’s largest ocean year after year alone, calling out with the regularity of a metronome, and hearing no response. ∞
The loneliest mix is an audio project by Mike Ambs to share the beautiful and rare song of a last-known hybrid blue whale, known by the name the loneliest whale, one mix-tape at a time. 

►Continuum: Computational Couture

Continuum is a user-generated fashion collection. I call it computational couture. It is the application of interactive technologies for bespoke design.  In short, an app lets you draw a dress, turns it into a 3D model, and exports a cutting pattern to make the real dress, sized to your measurements. A laser cutter or plotter cuts the pattern out of fabric, which is then sewn into the dress. All the designs are unified around the theme of the little black dress, and the triangulation used in the software. This allows basically everyone to create their own innovative dress design.

►MemeFactory Writes A Book

Meme Factory, a performative lecture about the Internet, is writing a book. The book will explore the subject matter of their performances in depth. It will include a brief history of sharing on the Internet, a discussion of memes, semiotics, web celebrity, ownership and copyright on the Internet, and more. MemeFactory: the Textbook will exist in 3 formats: a research database, a free CC-By Licensed PDF, and a real book with QR codes for links to videos and other web based material.

►Time Capsules to Space: Transmission ...

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Mark Your Calendars: Rhizome's 15th Anniversary Benefit, April 21st

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Sibyl (2011) - Yoshi Sodeoka

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NOTE: This is one of the pieces from an ongoing psychedelic/ambient video project.

This project (yet to be titled) was inspired by the idea of 70's progressive rock concept albums. It will consist of several short videos. Each piece will be autonomous, but when viewed together will create a larger whole. The final number of videos and the total lengths are yet to be determined; each video will be released as it is completed.

All videos will be directed and produced by Yoshi Sodeoka. Music will be composed by a collaborative effort of Yoshi Sodeoka and Daron Murphy.

-- FROM THE ARTIST'S DESCRIPTION

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