Cultural Anomalies 1.0 (2004)

Cultural Anomalies 1.0

The objective of this work is to respond to media information in a way that privileges a wider range of human emotions, experience, and needs. Cultural Anomalies 1.0 is divided into four acts which represents separate fields of human experience and stages of life. First act the, "Prima Materia" where desire pushes out into life, second the "Art Museum" where culture, money and the artist's social identity converge, third a "BP Gas Station" where conflict and tragedy flow with the resources that maintain the wealth of nations and fourth the "Alchemist Garden" where the search for some permanence of being is sought. The sound files used are abstracted clips from an original composition by Eliane Aberdam professor at the University of Rhode Island. An individual changes less often than our technology, but we are changed in the scope of our self reflection by technologies cultural and social ...

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Cultural Anomalies 1.0

The objective of this work is to respond to media information in a way that privileges a wider range of human emotions, experience, and needs. Cultural Anomalies 1.0 is divided into four acts which represents separate fields of human experience and stages of life. First act the, "Prima Materia" where desire pushes out into life, second the "Art Museum" where culture, money and the artist's social identity converge, third a "BP Gas Station" where conflict and tragedy flow with the resources that maintain the wealth of nations and fourth the "Alchemist Garden" where the search for some permanence of being is sought. The sound files used are abstracted clips from an original composition by Eliane Aberdam professor at the University of Rhode Island. An individual changes less often than our technology, but we are changed in the scope of our self reflection by technologies cultural and social impact, which sets in motion an acceleration in the distillation and distribution of our cultural codes via the electronic arts.

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Cultural Anomalies 1.0

The objective of this work is to respond to media information in a way that privileges a wider range of human emotions, experience, and needs. Cultural Anomalies 1.0 is divided into four acts which represents separate fields of human experience and stages of life. First act the, "Prima Materia" where desire pushes out into life, second the "Art Museum" where culture, money and the artist's social identity converge, third a "BP Gas Station" where conflict and tragedy flow with the resources that maintain the wealth of nations and fourth the "Alchemist Garden" where the search for some permanence of being is sought. The sound files used are abstracted clips from an original composition by Eliane Aberdam professor at the University of Rhode Island. An individual changes less often than our technology, but we are changed in the scope of our self reflection by technologies cultural and social impact, which sets in motion an acceleration in the distillation and distribution of our cultural codes via the electronic arts.

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