Tuesday, 27 July 2010

以古讽今 (yi gu fen jin)

Joke about the present by referring to the past - Chinese proverb

Monday, 26 July 2010

Chocolate speaks louder than words

Derek Stroup Candy 1 inkjet print 16" x 22" 2005
Stroup digitally removes the text from 'candy' wrappers revealing our relationship with the usually subliminal branding of such products. Global brand names are so imprinted in our consciousness we no longer read their texts but see their products.

Saturday, 24 July 2010

The camera is the all seeing eye of God

Brandon Lattu, Banqueting House, 2007
Lattu created the Banqueting House by photographing the interior of the Titular building in London and wrapping the photographic image on the exterior of a foam, polyster resin shape. The sculpture's form was created as a hybrid shape between the monocular perspective of a camera and the interior space of the Titular buildings Vitruvian proportions.

Friday, 23 July 2010

Watch the motion blurdy

Upon first glance Maurizio Bongiovanni work appears as if the recording of the painted bird image has become corrupt during capture or upload. Instead the distortion is as much apart of the stretched canvas as it is an image on the computer screen.

Sunday, 18 July 2010

'Burning' a digital image.

Helmut Smit, Dead Pixel on Google Earth, 2008 - 2010, 82 x 82 cm burnt square, Photo by Jeroen Wandemaker
Helmut Smits presents the appearance of a dead pixel when seen through google earth from 1 km above. Here the digital meets the physical as Glitchy land art.

Friday, 16 July 2010

Fictional Graphics Toward Graphic Realities: The spread of the grid

The creation of a parallel invisible internet of data floating over our every day lives.
Dan Malinger
Connected 24-7 we will become blind, all knowing oracles of an information world. The reflection of the this world on the surface of the eye will form an electric skin, a cataract, clouding our ability to see an experience the physical.