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Sans Titre (I Believe I Can Fly) (2006)

October 19th, 2010

laurelli-ibelieveicanfly

video by Camille Laurelli, www.laurelli.blogspot.com

If you’re wondering whether this is even possible, all I have to say is that it’s not fake, it’s art.

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Illuminated Averages #1: Hitchcock’s Psycho (2000)

February 23rd, 2009

Lightbox with Duratrans print by Jim Campbell

hitchcockspsycho

In his series of “illuminated averages”, artist Jim Campbell creates averages of video sequences. Of course (well, I assume)  he makes these using some sort of software, not by hand, but they also refer…

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self.detach (2008)

March 18th, 2008

 self.detach

Autonomous installation by Tim Horntrich and Jens Wunderling.

The piece self.detach – decomposing identities continuously scans whatever is being posted to Flickr. Images that are understood as being self-portraits (pictures tagged as “me”, “moi”, etc) will be extracted. They are then shredded into…

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Listening Post (2002)

February 28th, 2008

Autonomous installation by Ben Rubin and Mark Hansen.

Listening Post

Listening Post is a piece that listens to a number of online chat forums in real time. It extracts lines (those that contain the words “I am…”) and then displays these at the small…

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Ambiguous Icon #5 (Running, Falling) (2000)

February 18th, 2008

Ambiguous Icon

Autonomous LED installation by Jim Campbell.

This low-resolution LED matrix display (32 x 24 pixels, all red) show a video of a person running and falling.

This is a piece from Campbell’s “ambiguous icon” series of LED works.

Further reading

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My Doomsday Weapon (2002)

February 14th, 2008

My Doomsday Weapon

Sci-fi conceptual art by Jakob S Boeskov

In 2002 Boeskov traveled to China to visit a weapons fair, ostensibly representing the (fictional) company Empire North, looking for investors to develop the “ID SniperRifle” – a rifle capable of firing small GPS…

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Watschendiskurs (2004)

February 10th, 2008

Watcschendiskurs

Autonomous robotic installation by Frank Fietzek and Uli Winters.

On two white pedestals we see two characters, a cat and a frog. They both look like some sort of odd low-tech cyborg versions of stuffed animals. When you walk closer you…

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Spatial Sounds (100 dB at 100 km/h) (2000)

February 5th, 2008

Spatial Sounds

Interactive audio installation by Marnix de Nijs and Edwin van der Heide

A large loudspeaker is mounted on a motorized arm. The arm rotates at varying speeds, up to 100 km/h. An ultrasonic distance sensor is mounted on the speaker, reading…

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Bloom (2007)

February 3rd, 2008

Bloom

 

Interactive kinetic sculpture by Greyworld (2007)

 This huge piece, installed inside a 10-story atrium, has a number of artificial flowers that open and close in response to people moving through the space. The flowers also open up in response to the…

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