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A group show about video that is not video
Curated by Aram Bartholl
Served on DVD through the DVD Dead Drop install at the Museum of Moving Image, NYC
Opening reception Thursday, August 16, 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Acessible to the public 24/7 , August 16–September 15, 2012
0100101110101101.org (Eva & Franco Mattes), Constant Dullaart, Curating YouTube (Robert Sakrowski), Joel Holmberg, JODI, JK Keller, Olia Lialina, Jonas Lund, Rosa Menkman, Katja Novitskova, Niko Princen, Casey Reas, Evan Roth, Andrew Salomone, Borna Sammak, UBERMORGEN.COM
“If it had been possible to distribute video online from day one, there would be no Web as we know it today. Instead, during the long wait for shareable online video, artists developed a distinctive language that we still value today, applying clever montages, modular visuals constructed form reusable, repeatable elements, and minimal activity…”
—Olia Lialina (2010). “Early Experiments Online,” article published on ‘The Take,’ at Guggenheim.org
Technological developments over the last three decades have generated a vast range of production and distribution methods for the moving image that have significantly deconstructed the linearity of film and video. The rapidly changing landscape of the web, code, vectors, 2D, 3D, games, glitches, and GIFs has profoundly influenced the way we perceive video today. Works produced by these new processes and software tools often have very little in common with traditional video: some are closer to paintings, some loop in micro movies, and others exploit system faults. Many of these moving images are software processes that result in a wide range of visualizations, and a lot of them exist in single frames, code-generated vectors, manipulated computer games, or screencasts of operating systems.
The moving image has been hacked, transformed, and infiltrated from multiple directions and digital sources, but over the last ten years it also conquered the Internet. The show HOT represents a wide range of artistic positions analyzing, reinterpreting, and deconstructing the moving image. New and classic works from well-established digital artists will be served to a public hot on silver disc 24/7.
DVD Dead Drop
Made possible by the Harpo Foundation, with support from the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, New York.
by Johannes P Osterhoff
Currently on show at bauer & ewald, Berlin,
iPhone live party upcoming Saturday, 11th 8pm :)
I, Johannes P Osterhoff, shall do another one-year performance piece.
The piece is called “iPhone live” and documents the activities performed on my mobile phone during this year.
Activities can be seen streamed on http://www.iphone-live.net and on public projections.
The performance shall start on June 29, 2012 and shall end on June 29, 2013.
I shall not use other mobile phones during this year.
From next week on the MMI will be serving HOT discs to the public 24/7 right here! (pic by @jasoneppink thx!!)
Pretty clever idea by Raphael to combine the software development platform Github and its repository tools for open source projects with the making and remixing of an art installation. like.
Are you at dOCUMENTA (13) and desperately waiting for one of the iPods to experience the new, beautiful and site specific Janet Cardiff piece? Instead of queuing in line I recommend to take the tour with your own phone while playing this Youtube docu clip of the piece below. It’s super fun and adds and extra layer of confusion to the piece! :)
Janet Cardiff and George BuresMiller – Documenta13, Kassel
‘Alter Bahnhof Video Walk’ 2012