June 11th, 2015
- Net art
Clint Enns / Lost Images Found: Resurrecting Past Lives
Exploring the art of decontextualizing (and re-contextualizing) lost and discarded media. By creating an archive of found images and working in the milieu of found footage appropriation, the artworks created are an attempt to resurrect abandoned cultural artifacts.
About Clint Enns
Clint Enns is a visual artist living in Toronto, Ontario. His work primarily deals with moving images created with broken and/or outdated technologies. His work has shown both nationally and internationally at festivals, alternative spaces and mircocinemas. He has a Master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Manitoba, and has recently received a Master’s degree in cinema and media from York University where he is currently pursuing a PhD. His writings and interviews have appeared in Millennium Film Journal, Incite! Journal of Experimental Media and Spectacular Optical.Website
Ira Konyukhova / Image, sound, talk: an attempt of deconstruction film
Film as a philosophical and artistic medium, deconstruction principe, power and weakness of language superposed with moving image.
About Ira Konyukhova
Ira is a media artist and film maker from Moskow, currently living in Mannheim. She will talk about her own work and Film as a philosophical and artistic medium, the deconstruction principle as well as the power and weakness of language superposed with moving image.Website
Elisabeth Rhies / Formulas for Beauty
Is it possible to develop some kind of formula or system and use it as the basis for the creation process of images? And who is able to use this formula? Everyone? What does it take to create something beautiful? Can coincidence or a formula do so, or is it that one needs the hand of a genius?
About Elisabeth Rhies
Elisabeth Rhies lives and invents systems in Berlin. She studied at the Art Academy Berlin Weissensee, the history department of Humbold University and the painting department of the Art Academy St. Petersburg (Russia), where she painted a lot of bridges. Then she decided to do something more absurd: Give birth to the Sillybody - as an Icon for sillyness.Website