Digital artintroductionv3

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  1. 1. Digital Art Project<br />
  2. 2. “Artists have always been among the first to reflect on the culture and technology of their time, and decades before the digital revolution had been officially proclaimed, they were experimenting with the digital medium”<br /> <br />“[New technology] offers entirely new possibilities for the creation and experience of art.”<br />Christiane Paul, Digital Art, 2003:7<br />
  3. 3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Futurism<br />Futurists:<br />“The changing perspectives of flight constitute an absolutely new reality that has nothing in common with the reality traditionally constituted by a terrestrial perspective”<br />Perspectives of Flight, 1928<br />
  4. 4. Rotary Glass Plates (Precision Optics [in motion]) 1920Marcel Duchamp<br />Optical Illusion machine, Marcel Duchamp http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cZVnQeeic4<br />
  5. 5. Light Space Modulator (1922- 1930) LászlóMoholy-Nagy<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nVnF9A3azSA<br />
  6. 6. Dada & Fluxus<br />Events & Audience participation<br />
  7. 7. Open Score, 1966Robert Rauschenberg<br />Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T)<br />9 evenings: Theatre & Engineeriing, 1966<br />http://www.9evenings.org/openscore.php<br />
  8. 8. voice-over on documentary video from 9 evenings: Theatre and Engineering. E.A.T<br />http://www.fondation-langlois.org/html/e/page.php?NumPage=1842<br />“I want to remove the notion of the separation between the artist and the engineer. I think that the engineer is separate from other people simply because of his very specialized knowledge. And very shortly because of the continued use of those specialized knowledges, if on the one hand the artist can become aware so to speak of the technology, and if the technologist can become aware so to speak of the fact that the show must go on, then I think we can expect interesting art, but we may just very well expect an interesting change in the social order. The most important effect it seems to me at the present moment is that the position of the engineer as a possible revolutionary figure. And it may very well come as a result of the artists and engineers collaboration because the artist for years now has been a repository so to speak of revolutionary thought whereas the engineers in their recent history have been the employees of the economic line. But in relating to the artists they become related to a revolutionary factor.”<br />
  9. 9. Magnet TV, 1965Nam June Paik<br />
  10. 10. Concerto for TV Cello and Videotapes (1971)Nam June Paik<br />Performed by Charlotte Moorman<br />
  11. 11. TV Buddha, 1974Nam June Paik<br />Closed Circuit video installation with bronze sculpture<br />
  12. 12. Electronic Superhighway: Continental US (1995). <br />Forty seven channel and closed circuit video installation with 313 monitors, neon, and steel structure; color, sound, approx. 15x32x4 feet.<br />
  13. 13. Audience Participation<br />Rule based art<br />Internet art<br />Code based art / software art<br />Games<br />Robotics<br />Archives & databases<br />Telematics<br />Social networks<br />Activism<br />
  14. 14. Virtual Places, Imagined Landscapes<br />In the “Virtual Places, Imagined Landscapes” project you will create a virtual journey through real and imagined places, using digital photographs, websites, animation and projection.<br />
  15. 15. layered places<br />digital and real hybrids<br />
  16. 16. ASCII architecture, 2000VukCosic<br />http://www.ljudmila.org/~vuk/ascii/architecture/<br />
  17. 17. ASCII architecture, 2000VukCosic<br />http://www.ljudmila.org/~vuk/ascii/architecture/<br />
  18. 18. Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch, Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, New York, 1984-1985 Krzysztof Wodiczko<br />
  19. 19. Years/ Months/ Weeks/ Days/ Hours/ Minutes/ Seconds 1996Tony Oursler<br />http://www.tonyoursler.com/<br />
  20. 20. Project for Physic Garden, 2008Tony Oursler<br />
  21. 21. Displaced Emperors, 1997Raphael Lozano-Hemmer<br />http://www.lozano-hemmer.com/displaced_emperors.php<br />Habsburg Castle in Linz, Austria / Habsburg residence in Mexico City<br />
  22. 22. 34 North 118 West – Jeff Knowlton & Naomi Spellman<br />Imagine walking through the city and triggering moments in time. Imagine wandering through a space inhabited with the sonic ghosts of another era. Like ether, the air around you pulses with spirits, voices, and sounds. Streets, buildings, and hidden fragments tell a story. The setting is the Freight Depot in downtown Los Angeles. From the history and myth of the Railroad to the present day, sounds and voices drift in and out as you walk.<br />
  23. 23. Doves, 1999Ursula Damm<br />http://ursuladamm.de/doves-1999<br />
  24. 24. Crowd Compiler, 2004-05Christian Nold<br />http://www.softhook.com<br />
  25. 25. In Real Time, 1999Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller<br />http://www.cardiffmiller.com/<br />
  26. 26. connected spaces<br />& telematics<br />
  27. 27. Hole-in-Space, 1980,Kit Galloway and Sherrie Rabinowitz<br />‘Public Communication Sculpture’<br />live two-way telecommunication event between New York and Los Angeles<br />http://www.ecafe.com/getty/HIS/index.html<br />
  28. 28. Telematic Dreaming, 1992Paul Sermon<br />
  29. 29. In Conversation, 1997Susan Collins<br />http://www.inconversation.com/<br />
  30. 30. In Conversation, 1997Susan Collins<br />http://www.inconversation.com/<br />
  31. 31. Transporting Skies, 2002Susan Collins<br />
  32. 32. social networks<br />
  33. 33. London Wall, 2010Thomson & Craighead<br />“London Wall is a physical manifestation of the invisible city all around us; a poetic snapshot of social networking traffic from within a three-mile radius of the Museum of London.” http://www.thomson-craighead.net/docs/londonwall.html<br />
  34. 34. Buscando al Sr. Goodbar, 2010Michelle Teran<br />“Buscando Al Sr. Goodbar” is a journey through Murcia, Spain that involves a search for the locations and authors of various YouTube videos produced in the city.<br />http://www.ubermatic.org/?p=225<br />
  35. 35. Flat Earth Thomson & Craighead<br />“Flat Earth is a desktop documentary, which takes the viewer on a seven minute trip around the world so that we encounter a series of fragments taken from real peoples' blogs. These fragments are knitted together to form a kind of story or singular narrative.”<br />
  36. 36. live networks<br />
  37. 37. Short Films about FlyingThomson & Craighead<br />“Short Films about Flying is a networked installation by Jon Thomson & Alison Craighead in which an open edition of unique cinematic works are automatically generated in the gallery, and in real-time from existing live data found on the world-wide web. “<br />
  38. 38. game spaces<br />Bringing the virtual into the real and the real into the virtual<br />
  39. 39. An Artists Impression, 1999Nina Pope & Karen Guthrie<br />
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  41. 41. Q4U, 2004FengMengbo<br />
  42. 42. Windowsninetyeightigloo – Bruno Martelli & Ruth Gibson<br />
  43. 43. Windowsninetyeightigloo – Bruno Martelli & Ruth Gibson<br />
  44. 44. virtual journeys<br />
  45. 45. Imaginary Journey, 2003Heidi Tikka<br />http://imaginaryjourney.uiah.fi/<br />
  46. 46. Pico MiradorRachel Reupke<br />http://picomirador.org/<br />
  47. 47. Pico MiradorRachel Reupke<br />http://picomirador.org/<br />
  48. 48. Pico MiradorRachel Reupke<br />http://picomirador.org/<br />
  49. 49. Murmur<br />http://murmurtoronto.ca<br />
  50. 50. Murmur<br />http://murmurtoronto.ca/place.php?232580<br />
  51. 51. fictional landscapes<br />
  52. 52. “Digital technologies add an extra dimension to the composite and collage, for disparate elements can be blended more seamlessly, with the focus being on a ‘new’, simulated form of reality rather than on the juxtaposition of components with a distinct spatial or temporal history.”<br />Christiane Paul, 2003, Digital Art,  London, Thames & Hudson.<br />
  53. 53. OldtonTim Wright<br />
  54. 54. OldtonTim Wright<br />
  55. 55. OldtonTim Wright<br />
  56. 56. Westcoast, 2009Ulu Braun<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YYj_CM_3PQk<br />
  57. 57. locative media<br />
  58. 58. GPS drawingJeremy Woods<br />
  59. 59. HenrikEkeus<br />
  60. 60. BiomappingChristian Nold<br />www.biomapping.net<br />
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  62. 62. Masaki Fujihata<br />
  63. 63. Simultaneous echoes, 2009Masaki Fujihata<br />http://www.fujihata.jp/s_echoes_09/<br />
  64. 64. Birds of Pray Feat. Edward Armitage, 'The Siren', 2010HaroonMirza<br />http://www.clickfolio.com/haroon/<br />
  65. 65. Further resources http://jensouthern.tumblr.com<br />Virtual Places, Imagined Landscapes<br />In the “Virtual Places, Imagined Landscapes” project you will create a virtual journey through real and imagined places, using digital photographs, websites, animation and projection.<br />A series of 5 or more digital images (on DVD or printed)<br />A short animation (on DVD)<br />A Tumblr.com website (a print out and URL)<br />A group digital projection (In the LICA installation space)<br />

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